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
The panelists include:
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.
Ericka Huggins: Former 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 Umoja: Professor at Georgia State University, author of forthcoming book on the politics of self-defense in the southern civil rights movement.
Dequi Kjoni Sadiki: Activist, educator and co-coordinator of the Sekou Odinga Defense Committee.