Romaine “Chip” Fitzgerald has died in prison after being locked up for over 51 years in California. He was the longest-imprisoned member of the Black Panther Party. For decades, authorities in California refused to grant him parole, even after he had a stroke and was forced to use a wheelchair or walker. Fitzgerald was 71 years old.
Black Panther Activist “Chip” Fitzgerald Dies After 51 Years in Prison
HeadlineMar 31, 2021