Black voters in Louisiana ‘embarrassed’ by state’s failure to pass anti-slavery amendment – Curtis Bunn
Four other states passed legislation to end “slave labor” in prisons. Louisiana, however, did not vote for the constitutional amendment, which had been introduced by Rep. Edmond Jordan, a Black politician known for fighting for Black people’s causes.
A guard tower at Louisiana State Penitentiary, also known as Angola.
Rep. Edmond Jordan
Todd L. Sterling
The Louisiana State Penitentiary, nicknamed Angola.
Judy Reese Morse.
Publish : Wed, 23 Nov 2022 20:22:58 GMT
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