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Revolutionary Intercommunal Day of Solidarity for Political Prisoners [page 2 of 2]

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Creator:Committee to Free Bobby, Ericka, Angela and Ruchell
Creator:University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division.
Title:Revolutionary Intercommunal Day of Solidarity for Political Prisoners [page 2 of 2]
Date:1971
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Announces: "This Friday, March 5th, is Revolutionary Intercommunal Solidarity Day for Bobby Seale, Ericka Huggins, Angela Davis, Ruchell and all political prisoners." Calls for: "March 5th is a day of Intercommunal Solidarity--we must launch a campaign to free all political prisoners." Background information: Between 1970 and 1971, Bobby Seale and Ericka Hugins were "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 ) Background information: After "an abortive escape and kidnapping attempt from the Hall of Justice in Marin county, California," in which Ruchell Magee was the sole survivor of the alleged kidnappers, Angela Davis was suspected of supplying the weapons involved. She was arrested in New York in 1970 and "returned to California to face charges of kidnapping, murder, and conspiracyshe was acquitted of all charges by an all-white jury." (Angela Davis. Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved February 17, 2004, from Encyclopedia Britannica Online. http://www.search.eb.com/eb/article?eu=29975 )

Types:Fliers (printed matter) | Text
Subjects:Seale, Bobby, 1936- | Davis, Angela Yvonne, 1944- | Magee, Ruchell | Huggins, Ericka | Rackley, Alex | Sams, George | Political prisoners--United States | Racism--United States | Demonstrations--Washington (State)--Seattle | Black Panther Party | Women political prisoners--United States | Political activists--United States | 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

Committee to Free Bobby, Ericka, Angela and Ruchell

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