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Fred Hampton, Sr.: You Can Murder a Liberator, But Not Liberation

One of the most infamous incidents in Chicago history occurred at 4:45 a.m. December 4, 1969.  At that moment Chicago police entered Black Panther headquarters at 2337 West Monroe, starting a one-sided gun battle that killed Panther leaders Mark Clark … Continue reading

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The Accidental Radical

WHY  LONG  JOHN  SILVER’S  IS  MY  FAVORITE  RESTAURANT On the evening of May 4, 1970, at the University of California at Berkeley, I became the director of the Peace Information Center.  Earlier that day poorly trained, poorly commanded National Guardsmen … Continue reading

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