Saturday, November 18th, 6:30pm
In 1969, 21 members of the fledgling New York Black Panther Party were rounded up by the FBI and the NYPD in an attempt to disrupt and destroy the organization. Their trial was the longest-running case in NY history – with a short one-hour jury deliberation before finding the 21 not guilty on all charges. This is an essential read as newly-emerging grassroots movements challenge state violence against Black people. Lots of lessons to be learned here!