[Ppnews] George Jackson video to commemorate 40 years since his murder - August 21st

Political Prisoner News ppnews at freedomarchives.org
Thu Aug 18 17:46:18 EDT 2011

August 21st marks the 40th anniversary of the execution of George 
Lester Jackson. The Chicago- born Jackson would have celebrated his 
70th birthday on September 23rd.

Jackson was a prisoner who became an author, a member of the Black 
Panther Party, and co-founder of the Black Guerrilla Family prison 
organization. He achieved global fame as one of the Soledad Brothers 
before being executed by prison guards in San Quentin Prison.

Based on an edited portion of Prisons on Fire by the Freedom Archives 
(2001) with video editing by Oriana Bolden.

You can watch it here:
George Jackson

George Jackson

Freedom Archives
522 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

415 863-9977

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