Modern Day Slavery?

Angola is Louisiana’s state penitentiary and is estimated to be one of the oldest and largest prisons in the United States with 5,000 inmates and 1,800 staff members. Of the 5,000 inmates, nearly 4,000 are African American. It is located on an 18,000 acre plantation, named after the area in Africa where the former slaves originated. Angola is still run as a working farm; Warden Cain once said that the key to running a peaceful maximum security prison was that “you’ve got to keep the inmates working all day so they’re tired at night.”