Black Radical Congress # 1

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Black Radical Congress # 1
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Part One of selections from the First Black Radical Congress held at University of Illinois, Chicago, June 19-21, 1998 to set a black liberation agenda for the 21st century 4:50 co-organizer, Bill Fletcher, with opening address evening of June 19th 10:00 first of "International dialogues on culture, history, and politics" with Kathleen Cleaver (Black Panther Party movement) speaking with 23:00 Van Jones (Yale law graduate) of STORM (standing together to organize a revolutionary movement organization) and Third Eye (police brutality watch in Bay area) movement 29:00 Kasheem Funi (sp. ?) undergraduate at SUNY; speaks with Angela Davis, black liberation activist and professor at U.C. Santa Cruz 48:00 Saturday opening plenary session with Bill Fletcher reading solidarity statement from Mummia Abu Jamal; and poetess Brenda Mathews reads "He's still my son" 56:00 Fletcher reads solidarity statement from Assata Shakur (exiled revolutionary black poetess in Cuba). Tagged tape. Produced by Mark Torres.

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June 19-21, 1998
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Los Angeles, Pacifica Radio Archives, 1998
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