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Former Black Panther Marshall “Eddie” Conway released after serving 44 years in prison

By BYP @blackyouthproj 4:58 pm March 5, 2014 A former leader of the Black Panther party has been released after serving 44 years behind bars. Marshall “Eddie” Conway, 67, was freed Tuesday after challenging his conviction for a shooting that killed Officer Donald Sager and injured another in 1970. 

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Don’t miss a free screening of the highly anticipated documentary Free Angela Davis and All Political Prisoners at the University of Chicago tonight at 6pm!

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16 Years After His Murder, We Remember Tupac Shakur

By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:32 am September 13, 2012 Today mark’s the 16th anniversary of the death of Tupac Shakur. It’s been nearly two decades since his tragic passing, but the legendary actor and emcee still lives on through his ideas and incomparable body of work. From MTV: “After his death, Tupac’s legacy lives, particularly with […]

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What Role Models Mean For People-of-Color

By Keantre Malone 2:11 pm May 8, 2012 America makes it hard for people of color to have role models. Our leaders not only face systematic murder, but surrender their legacy to our various oppressors. Speaking of my experience, I never learned about Fidel Castro or the Black Panthers in school. When they were briefly […]

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