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VIDEO: Black Panther Party co-founder Bobby Seale interviewed about the Attica Prison Uprising

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Freedom is a Constant Struggle TV show, Sept. 11, 2009.

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Guest Bobby Seale, Founding Chairman of the Black Panther Party, organizer, author, consultant, mentor, and current producer of "Bobby Seale's R.E.A.C.H! Chronicles: An on-line SOCIAL CHANGE magazine-journal." A revolutionary humanist, Bobby also continues to speak at colleges and universities across the country about social change from the sixties to the future.

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Largely in response to the death of George Jackson in August, New York's Attica State Prison rebels staged a four-day uprising, Sept. 9 - 13, 1971, during which they called for specified observers to mediate the standoff between the rebels (holding guards hostage) and the Administration. On Sept. 11, Bobby entered the prison to act as a negotiator of prisoners' demands. Unfortunately, NY Governor Nelson Rockefeller decided to end the prison takeover with a military assault that killed 29 prisoners and 10 guards with another 85 wounded, some of whom would die later.

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Kiilu Nyasha is a San Francisco-based journalist and former member of the Black Panther Party (BPP). Kiilu hosts a weekly TV program, "Freedom Is A Constant Struggle," on SF Live (Comcast 76 and AT&T 99). She writes for several publications, (more...)

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