Hank Jones, Maisha Quint and I just returned from a 5-day San Francisco 8 trip to the Northwest. Inspiring turnouts of people at numerous campuses and community events saw the film “Legacy of Torture” and engaged in discussions about the case. Much time was spent connecting this case (the SF 8) with other issues –  locally, nationally and through out the world – and the challenges and necessity to organize in this repressive era. People especially made connections to the Green Scare Cases and, in Portland, to political prisoner Patrice Lumumba Ford & the Portland 7. The events drew diverse crowds, particularly important were students and other young people. We met great crowds at:

Thanks to all those that worked so hard to make this tour so successful – helped raise consciousness, support and funds!

— Claude Marks