Then, in 1970, a man named Jonathan and two prisoners called 'The Soledad Brothers' organized an escape plan from a courthouse, and the judge was killed!
After some investigation, it was found that Angela bought weapons for the escape attempt! She wanted to free the prisoners who had faced poor treatment. She was put on the FBI's most wanted list, and went on the run!
Get back here! You are under arrest!
Angela was put in jail, but her loyal friends and organizations she worked with raised money for her legal charges
Supporters of Angela also protested her arrest and label as a national criminal
She was found not guilty in front of an all white jury, and was asquitted for the crime
Found NOT guilty!
Angela still teaches today and continues to be politically active, still working towards her goal of racial equality in the US