Albert Woodfox speaks on being a political prisoner

by The People’s Minister of Information JR Valrey

[soundcloud url=”″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] interviews former Black Panther political prisoner Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3 about his case, his over four decades in isolation, his life as a Panther political prisoner and his release.

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Finally, Albert Woodfox, locked in solitary for over four decades as one of the Black Panthers known as the Angola 3, can join forces with other freedom fighters, here with Minister of Information JR and Arthur League at the Malcolm X JazzArts Festival in Oakland on May 21, 2016. – Photo: JR Valrey, Block Report

To learn more about Albert Woodfox, read “After nearly 44 years in solitary, Albert Woodfox is freed today on his 69th birthday!” and “Albert Woodfox attends his birthday party as a free man, happy to ‘give others hope.’” And visit the Angola 3 website,

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The People’s Minister of Information JR Valrey is associate editor of the Bay View, author of “Block Reportin’” and “Unfinished Business: Block Reportin’ 2” and filmmaker of “Operation Small Axe” and “Block Reportin’ 101,” available, along with many more interviews, at He can be reached at