Herman Wallace Funeral

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Family, friends, and supporters gather to watch and grieve the... News PhotoCivil Rights,Family,Friendship,Gulf Coast States,Horizontal,Law,Louisiana,New Orleans,Prison,Prison Cell,Prisoner,Racism,Sadness,Social Issues,USA,Unfairness,Waist UpPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Giles ClarkeNEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - OCTOBER 12: Family, friends, and supporters gather to watch and grieve the passing and internment of the Herman Wallace in New Orleans, Louisiana. Wallace, a key founding member of The Black Panther movement, spent 41 years in solitary confinement at Angola prison, which lies 60 miles north of Baton Rouge. He was released 9 days ago after a court conceded he was wrongfully convicted and then carried out of the prison on a stretcher. He died two days later. Photo by Giles Clarke/Getty Images.