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Vincent Simmons: 36 Years in Prison, Still Innocent

Adam Cushman

For the last thirty-six years, Vincent has been sitting in Louisiana’s Angola Prison, one of the harshest maximum security prisons in the world.

Vincent was one of the subjects of HBO’s 1998 documentary film, The Farm: Life Inside Angola Prison.

At the time, there was a reasonable amount of public outcry regarding Vincent’s parole hearing, which was featured in the film. Is it racist?
You can watch the parole “hearing” here:

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