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A community discussion featuring Black Panther Party leaders and fighters for African-American rights will speak on the FBI's crusade against them and how the fight continues today.

Speakers: Eddie Conway, Elmer Dixon, Megan Cornish (read more here)

Saturday, February 26, 7:30pm
New Freeway Hall, 5018 Rainier Ave S

Door donation $3. A smoked turkey dinner specially prepared by Jones BBQ will be served at 6:00pm for a $10 donation

The FBI's war on the Black Panther Party: The fight is not over!


Eddie Conway, former Minister of Defense of the Baltimore Black Panther Party, speaks via tape from Jessup Correctional Institution in Maryland. Conway, an author of two books, tells how federal agents framed and locked him up for the past 40 years.

Elmer Dixon, helped organize the Black Students Union at Garfield High School. In 1968 he co-founded the Seattle Black Panther Party where he served as Field Marshall and Breakfast Program Coordinator. Currently he is a diversity consultant.

Megan Cornish, was arrested in support of minority hiring in the construction trades during the affirmative action battles of the '70s. Today, Cornish is protesting the FBI raids on antiwar and Palestinian activists.

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