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EDDIE CONWAY: Thanks for having me.
JACQUELINE LUQMAN: And thank you so much, Professor Vargas, for joining us from California.
JOAO COSTA VARGAS Thank you for having me.
JACQUELINE LUQMAN: And thank you for joining us. This is Jacqueline Luqman with The Real News Network in Baltimore.
Eddie Conway is an Executive Producer of The Real News Network. He is the host of the TRNN show Rattling the Bars. He is Chairman of the Board of Ida B's Restaurant, and the author of two books: Marshall Law: The Life & Times of a Baltimore Black Panther and The Greatest Threat: The Black Panther Party and COINTELPRO. A former member of the Black Panther Party, Eddie Conway is an internationally known political prisoner for over 43 years, a long time prisoners' rights organizer in Maryland, the co-founder of the Friend of a Friend mentoring program, and the President of Tubman House Inc. of Baltimore. He is a national and international speaker and has several degrees.