Free 'Zulu Whitmore' - collaboration with the Black Panthers
Kenny ‘Zulu’ Whitmore is a political prisoner at Angola Prison, Louisiana, USA and has been kept in solitary confinement for over 36 years.
Help support the growing campaign to see him a free man with buy buying one of THTC's organic hemp or organic cotton t-shirts, with part of the proceeds going directly to the Free Zulu campaign.
Zulu was first arrested on laughable charges in December 1973 and served time at Baton Rouge Prison, where he met Herman Wallace, who would go on to be a member of the Angola 3. Becoming fast friends with Herman Wallace, Zulu became a member of the Angola chapter of the Black Panthers in 1974.
Zulu was arrested again on February 19, 1975 and charged with two counts of armed robbery. However, in June of 1975, the charges of armed robbery against Zulu were dropped, with the victims clearly stating that Zulu was not the man that had robbed them. When asked to testify in an unrelated case and serve a short jail term after being imprecated in another from 1973, by then District Attorney Ossie Brown, Zulu refused.
He was promptly battered and beaten and in January 1977, was tried and found guilty of second degree murder and armed robbery of a former mayor. He was sentenced to life and 99 years in prison.
In March of 1977, Zulu met the other members of the Angola 3, Robert King Wilkerson and Albert Woodfox and in 1980 was re-united with Herman Wallace after spotting him in the yard at Angola Prison. During his time in prison, Kenny ‘Zulu’ Whitmore has not only helped educate and inform his fellow in-mates but has worked tirelessly to improve prisoner working regulations and practices as well as prisoner living conditions in Angola Prison – known as one of the USA’s bloodiest and baddest prisons.
Zulu has served his time in prison in solitary confinement, which has now totalled over 36 years.
In 2001, Robert King Wilkerson was granted release, but Herman Wallace, Albert Woodfox and Kenny ‘Zulu’ Whitmore remain imprisoned. Their struggle for freedom of nearly four decades continues.
Check the Angola 3's website Here
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