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Former Black Panther Sundiata Acoli Freed from Prison After Half-Century

HeadlineMay 27, 2022

Former Black Panther Sundiata Acoli has been reunited with his family after serving nearly half a century in prison. Acoli is 85 years old and suffers from dementia. Earlier this month, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that Acoli is not a risk to public safety, paving the way for his release.

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