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Cleaver's Coming Home

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Parent Issue
Day
6
Month
September
Year
1969
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-;o members of the central commiti, of the Black Fanther Party were r cently in town. Masai, national minister of cc-ucation, and Emory, national minister of culture, were on their way back to the coast. They were returning frorn ■ lgeria where they had seen nthcr minister of Information, 'Tldridgc Cleavcr. ?"hey saicl Sldridge is comin' back home, either legally or illegally. They also said that Eldrid; wantod to do some stuff in Chicago, b cause of the fine work of the Illinois Chaptcr of the Farty, and the extent of pig harrassment here, such as the recent attack on the Panther office. volutionary brothers and sisters re in America, black and white, welcome Zlldridge back, and will do whattvcr neecssary to make it happen He is one of the most important revolutionary figures in the country, becominj a revolutionary after 8 years in the si for rape and dope smoking. He had to split the country when California authorities revoked his parole because he beca me an important political figure. Eut jlldridge is gonna come back home; Right on! For those brothers and sisters out there who want to know more about him, they' should check out either of his two books: Goul on Ice, or Writings Since Soul on Ice. They're fine. Like this, from Soul on Ic 'Black and white, the young reu ?.re free people, free in a way that .mericans have never been Eore, . .And they are outraged. There is in America today a eneration of white youth that is truly worthy of a black mans' respect, and this is a rare event in the foul annals of American history. '