Updates on our revolutionary brother Zulu – August 2018

Greeting from the Free Zulu Committee Europe,

Just some updates on our revolutionary brother Kenny Zulu Whitmore, who spent 37 years in solitary confinement at the notorious Louisiana State penitentiary at Angola, better known as Angola State Plantation.

Beside the Angola 3, Zulu, who did 37 years in solitary, and Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3, who did 42 years in solitary confinement, are the only political prisoners in Louisiana history to have spent a combined 79 years in islation. Albert Woodfox was freed in 2016, Zulu was released from solitary into the general population of the plantation in 2015.

The Free Zulu Europe Committee is once again happy to bring you this update on our revolutionary brother. He is in very good health for a 64-year-old young man, and still does his workouts and runs the yard. Zulu has a prison job as orderly/health-care worker and he has completed several educational coures to where he has received certificates, and he continues to mentor younger prisoners on using their incarceration to educate and better their lives and to be fathers to their children from that side of the wall, because being incarcerated does not stop one from being a responsible man.

On the legal front, Zulu’s case has been pending in the Louisiana Supreme Court awaiting a decision on a procedure issue for ten months as of this August, so let’s continue to send the brother some love and light. Also, Zulu is awaiting a new parole date to be set that should come at anytime now. I know our brother would say Insh’Allah / God willing.

From recent photos you can see that Zulu’s beautiful sisters, granddaughter, son and friends visit regularly, and as his granddaughter Reagan puts it: “I can’t wait till Big Papa come home.”

The Free Zulu European committee will continue to give updates as we await a court decision or a parole date to be set.

Send our brother some love and light at:

Kenny Zulu Whitmore,
86468 Cypress-3
LA State penitentiary,
Angola, LA 70712

Annabelle Parker & The Free Zulu Committee Europe
Freezulu.org (zulusupporteurope.wordpress.com)

Kenny Zulu Whitmore with his friend Riley

Zulu with his friend Riley visiting him, July 2018

Zulu support cards at Bookmarks bookstore, London, Sept. 2018

Zulu support cards at Bookmarks bookstore, London, Sept. 2018

Visiting Zulu

Picture of Denise and Zulu during a visit 2017

Denise visits Zulu

Last weekend, Zulu received a visit from his friend Denise, and she noted this beautiful thought about the visit:

I visited my friend Kenny Zulu Whitmore at Angola AKA Louisiana State Penitentiary and talked to him about how I felt world peace was possible if we as a collective wake up to who WE ARE. Here’s a man who has spent the last 43 years in one of the most violent places in America, prison, 37 years of which were in solitary confinement for a crime that he did not commit. He AGREED with me that indeed world peace is possible!

I also told him that I believed his presence was a major peacekeeping force in that institution. This man is a spiritual GIANT that’s full of joy. He told me, “They may have my physical freedom, but they can NEVER have my spiritual freedom.”

Update on Zulu: Summer 2017

PS Do not forget Zulu’s birthday on October 14th! Send him a card, letter, Jpay! Thank you!

Greeting, Fellow supporters and comrades of our beloved revolutionary

Zulu holding the SF Bayview, June 2017

Zulu holding the SF Bayview, June 2017

Kenny Zulu Whitmore, who is being illegally held captive in America’s largest modern-day slave plantation, also known as the Louisiana State Penitentiary, Angola, La.

On June 28th, 2017, Zulu lost his youngest brother due to a hit and run incident in Zachary, LA, a rural Community that sits in the Northern section of East Baton Rouge, Parish. His brother Alvin Whitmore’s funeral was held on Saturday 8th of July, 2017, and in a surprise move, the Louisiana Department of Corrections allowed Zulu to attend Alvin’s funeral. It was Zulu’s first time in forty-three years that he has been alowed to attend a funeral of a loved one and share grief with his family, signs of the time. Our deepest sympathy goes out to Zulu and his beautiful family, may Alvin Rest In Peace.
In Zulu’s most recent medical checkup he was given a clean Bill of Health, and from recent photo’s the former Black Panther looks very well fit to be a man of sixty-two years of age. He has also enrolled into School working toward getting his High School degree, and will start his C.P.R.-Course on August 21st.
In Legal matters: On July 14th, 2017, District Court Commissioner Denied the State’s brief in trying to have Zulu’s Post Conviction Relief dismissed on procedure grounds, and ORDERED the State to Respond to the merits of the Petition. We will pass on any new up dates, in our next post.

Sending our Revolutionary brother some love and light in that stationary slaveship.

Panther Love, And Solidarity