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Visiting A Modern Day Slave Plantation--An Interview With Nancy A. Heitzeg

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Visiting A Modern Day Slave Plantation

--An Interview With Nancy A. Heitzeg

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Nancy A. Heitzeg, Ph.D is a Professor of Sociology and Program Co-Director, Critical Studies of Race and Ethnicity at St Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota.


Angola 3 News: Please tell us about your recent visit to the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola this past month.

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Over 40 years ago in Louisiana, 3 young black men were silenced for trying to expose continued segregation, systematic corruption, and horrific abuse in the biggest prison in the US, an 18,000-acre former slave plantation called Angola. In 1972 and (more...)
 
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