FRAMED, CAPTURED, GAGGED: “STATE REPRESSION OF BLACK RADICALS IN THE 1960′S”

VETERAN BLACK PANTHER LEADERS & FORMER POLITICAL PRISONERS

DHORUBA BIN WAHAD & ERIKA HUGGINS TO SPEAK IN NYC NEXT WEEK!

by the Baruch History Department

Monday, April 15, 2013 at 6:30pm

FREE ADMISSION

The panelists include:

Dhoruba Bin Wahad

Dhoruba Bin Wahad

Dhoruba Bin Wahad:  Former Black Panther released from prison after 19 years following the publication and discovery in 1990 of COINTELPRO documents pointing to his innocence and the FBI’s domestic counterintelligence program (code named “COINTELPRO”) frame-up.

Erika Huggins

Ericka Huggins

Ericka HugginsFormer Black Panther and Political Prisoner – imprisoned with Bobby Seale for two years in the 1960s and Director of the renowned Oakland Community School from 1973-1981.

Dr. Akinyele UmojaProfessor at Georgia State University, author of forthcoming book on the politics of self-defense in the southern civil rights movement.

Dequi Kjoni SadikiActivist, educator and co-coordinator of the Sekou Odinga Defense Committee.

Location Information:
Baruch Performing Arts Center – Newman Vertical Campus
Baruch College: 25th St. (bet. 3rd and Lexington Aves.), NYC
Contact Information:
Name: Box Office
Phone646-312-5073

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