The agency surveilled Franklin and those around her to gauge how deeply she was involved in organizations tied to Communism, the civil rights movement and the Black Power movement.
A wrongful murder conviction forced Woodfox to spend 43 years and 10 months in solitary confinement at Louisiana's Angola Prison. He has died at the age of 75.
Sundiata Acoli, a former member of the Black Panther Party, was convicted in the 1973 death of a New Jersey state trooper. His supporters say the 84-year-old has been a model prisoner.
This October marks 50 years since the founding of the Black Panther Party. Kathleen Cleaver joined the Black Panthers in 1967 after she left the Student...