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Ten Point Program White Panther Party

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Parent Issue
Day
16
Month
August
Year
1970
OCR Text

Revised July 4, 1970 1. WE WANT FREEDOM. WE WANT THE POWER FOR ALL PEOPLE TO DETERMINE THEIR OWN DESTINIES. 2. WE WANT JUSTICE. WE WANT AN IMMEDIATE AND TOTAL END TO ALL POLITICAL, CULTURAL, AND SEXIST REPRESSION OF ALL OPPRESSED PEOPLES ALL OVER THE WORLD, PARTICULARLY THE REPRESSION OF BLACK PEOPLE, OF WOMEN YOUNG PEOPLE, AND ALL NATIONAL MINORITIES WITHIN THE CONFINES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. WE WANT THE COMPLETE TRANSFORMARON OF THE SOALLED LEGAL SYSTEM IN THE UNITED STATES SO THAT THE LAWS AND COURTS AND PÓLICE AND MILITARY WILL FUNCTION ONLY IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF ALL THE PEOPLE. WE WANT THE END OF ALL PÓLICE AND MILITARY VIOLENCE DIRECTED AGAINST THE PEOPLE OF THE EARTH RIGHT NOW! 3. WE WANT A FREE WORLD ECONOMY BASED ON THE FREE EXCHANGE OF ENERGY AND MATERIALS AND THE END OF MONEY. 4. WE WANT A CLEAN PLANET AND A HEALTHY PEOPLE. WE WANT TO ELIMÍNATE ALL INDUSTRIAL AND MILITARY POLLUTION OF THE LAND, THE WATER, THE AIR AND THE UNIVERSE ITSELF, AND OF THE PEOPLE OF THE EARTH WHOSE MINDS AND BODIES ARE NOW POLLUTED BY THE PRODUCTS AND THE PROPAGANDA OF THE CONSUMERWAR SOCIETY. WE WANT TO RESTORE THE ECOLOGICAL BALANCE OF THE PLANET AND SECURE THE FUTURE OF HUMANITY AND ITS ENVIRONS. 5. WE WANT A FREE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM THAT WILL TEACH EACH MAN, WOMAN, AND CHILD ON EARTH EXACTLY WHAT EACH NEEDS TO SURVIVE AND GROW INTO HIS OR HER FULL HUMAN POTENTIAL. 6. WE WANT TO FREE ALL STRUCTURES FROM CORPORATE RULE AND TURN ALL THE BUILDINGS AND LAND OVER TO THE PEOPLE AT ONCE 7. WE WANT FREE ACCESS TO ALL INFORMATION MEDIA AND TO ALL TECHNOLOGY FOR ALL THE PEOPLE 8. WE WANT THE FREEDOM OF ALL PEOPLE WHO ARE BEING HELD AGAINST THEIR WILL IN THE CONSCRIPTED ARMIES OF THE OPPRESSOR THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. 9. WE WANT THE FREEDOM OF ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS HELD IN FEDERAL, STATE COUNTY, AND CITY JAILS AND PRISONS. WE WANT THEM RETURNED TO THEIR COMMUNITIES AT ONCE! 10. WE WANT A FREE PLANET. WE WANT FREE LAND, FREE FOOD, FREE SHELTER FREE CLOTHING, FREE MUSIC AND CULTURE, FREE MEDIA, FREE TECHNOLOGY, FREE EDUCATION, FREE HEALTH CARE, FREE BODIES, FREE PEOPLE, FREE TIME AND SPACE, EVERYTH1NG FREE FOR EVERY BODY!