Cleaver On Seale


Fifth Estate # 101, March 19-April 1, 1970

The following appeared in the March 15 issue of the Black Panther, official organ of the Black Panther Party. CONCERNING: The pre-planned political murder of Bobby Seale, Chairman of the Black Panther Party, in the electric chair in the state …

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Cops of America: Attention


Fifth Estate # 101, March 19-April 1, 1970

“Both police and armed forces follow orders. Orders. Orders flow from the top down. Up there, behind closed doors, in antechambers, in conference rooms, gavels bang on tables, the tinkling of silver decanters can be heard as ice water is …

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Yipanther Pact

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Fifth Estate # 64, October 17-30, 1968

Reprinted from The Berkeley Barb The death of the ballot, the birth of the bullet—here is the choice—contemptuously thrust in our face by this decadent racist power structure: racist pig Humphrey, racist pig Nixon, racist pig Wallace for President! So …

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Soul on Ice excerpts


Fifth Estate # 54, May 16-31, 1968

Eldridge Cleaver is Minister of Information for the Black Panthers. “… the pressing social problems which are feeding the conflagration raging in America’s soul… can no longer be compromised or swept cleverly under the national rug of self-delusion. The possibility …

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