Black Power

August 21, 1996

Bob Dylan singing the Ballad of George Jackson on Democracy Now! Jackson was a Black Panther activist who was shot and killed by prison guards during an escape attempt from San Quentin prison 25 years ago today. Jonny Spain was the only member of the San Quentin six convicted of conspiracy. He joins us from Berkeley and Lori Andrews joins us from Chicago. Andrews has just written a book called "Black Power, White Blood: the Life and Times of Jonny Spain. Salim.

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