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The garden project exposing the fault lines of US justice

1 month ago   |   By Huck Mag

In 2002, organiser jackie sumell launched Herman's House; a collaborative exhibition, book, Emmy Award-winning film and advocacy campaign. She started the project with political prisoner Herman Wallace , a member of the “Angola 3” who spent 41 years in solitary confinement for a crime he did not commit.
Just three days after his conviction was overturned and he was released in 2013, Wallace died of liver cancer in New Orleans at the age of 71. “I ask you not to let the tragedy eclipse the miracle,” sumell says. “Herman died free, innocent in the eyes of the law, and surrounded by those of...
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