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Unite: Bobby Must Not Fry

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Title:Unite: Bobby Must Not Fry
Date:1970
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Alternative title: U.S. Troops Out Now! ... Pigs Out Now! Announces: 1.) "April 15 - Demonstration to present demands - Seattle School Board, 3:30, 415 4th Ave N. (by Seattle Center)." 2.) "Free Rock Concert, Sun., Apr. 12 1:00, Seward Park." Calls for: 1.) Free Bobby Seale. 2.) "We want all military recruiters kept off campus, and the schools must stop aiding the draft boards. The U.S. must immediately withdraw all troops from South East Asia, Africa, South America, and all outposts of imperialism." 3.) We want all pigs out of our schools NOW!! We will no longer accept being cramped by fascist rules, dictatorial teachers, or Hitler principals. When we walk down the halls or sit in class we want to feel FREE!! We want to start running our schools so that they serve OUR needs." Quote from document: "An unarmed people are slaves or subject to slavery at any given time. --Huey P. Newton, Political Prisoner" Quote from document: "If each person today in school would demand what he is entitled to right now by law, our schools would come to an absolute halt. --Frank Fidler, Principal, Roosevelt High School" Background information: Between 1970 and 1971, Bobby Seale was "tried for the 1969 murder of a Black Panther suspected of being a police informer. The six-month-long trial ended with a hung jury." (Bobby Seale. Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved February 17, 2004, from Encyclopedia Britannica Online. http://www.search.eb.com/eb/article?eu=3007 ) Note on date: 1970 is penciled on document.

Types:Fliers (printed matter) | StillImage | Text
Subjects:Seale, Bobby, 1936- | Human rights--United States | Demonstrations--Washington (State)--Seattle | Vietnam Conflict, 1961-1975--Protest movements | Rock concerts--Washington (State)--Seattle | Education--Washington (State) | United States, Washignton, King County, Seattle, 47.6062095, -122.3320708
Collection:Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection
Institution:University of Washington's Libraries
Contributors:University of Washington. Libraries. Special Collections Division
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Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection

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