Jeff Haas Presents: The Assassination of Fred Hampton & "Passin It On"
Author Jeff Haas Presents: The Assassination of Fred Hampton
Followed by book signing
About Jeff Haas: Attorney Jeff Haas has spent his career working for justice. In 1969 he and three other lawyers set up the Peoples Law Office, whose clients included the Black Panthers, SDS, and other political activists. Haas went on to handle cases involving prisoners rights, police torture, and the wrongfully accused. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his wife and children and continues to represent victims of police brutality."
Passin It On: Black Panthers Search For Justice
Dir. Jon Valadez, 1993, 102 min.
(starts at 7pm)
The story of Panther leader Dhoruba Bin Wahad and the governments attack on the New York State Chapter of the Black Panther Party. This film highlights Dhorubas involvement as a defendant in the N.Y. Panther 21 Conspiracy Trial and; the illegal FBI-NYPDs COINTELPRO frameup of Dhoruba which ultimately led to his unjustly serving over 19 years as a Panther/BLA Political Prisoner.
Followed by panel discussion with Dhoruba Bin Wahad & Jamal Joseph, Attorneys Robert Boyle & Liz Fink, Bro. Tiyari. Moderator TJ Whittaker.
"Panthers & Lords" series brought to you by: East Coast Black Panther Party Commemoration Committee, Women of Color Productions Inc., Maysles Cinema, Safiya Bukhari-Albert Nuh Washington Foundation, Field Up Productions, Harlem/New Black Panther Party, Universal Zulu Nation, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, Its about Time BPP Alumni, The Black Student Union At City College, and The Guillermo Morales/Assata Shakur Center.
Proceeds benefit The SafiyaNuh Foundation's Political Prisoner Projects
The Maysles Cinema
343 Lenox Ave
New York, NY 10027
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