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Black Pajjther Party 10-point Program

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Parent Issue
Day
5
Month
December
Year
1968
OCR Text

1. We want freedom. We want power to determine the destiny of our black community . 2. We want f uil employment for our peopl ■ 3 We want an end to the robbery by the white man of our black community. h. We want decent housing, fit for shelter of human beings. We want education for our people that exposes the true nature of this de. cadent American society. We want education that teaches us our true history and our role in the present day society. 6. We want all black men to be exempt f rom military service. We want an inimediate end to pólice brutality and murder of black people. 8. We want freedom for all black men held in federal, state, county and city prisons and jails. We want all black people when brought to trial to be tried in court by a jury of their peer group or people f rom their black communities, as defined by the constitution of the United States. 10. We want land, bread, housing, education, clothing, justice and peace, and as our major political objective, a United Nations-supervised plebiscite . to be held throughout the black colony in which only black colonial subjects will be allowed to particípate, for the purpose of determining the will of black people as to their national destiny.