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Black Panthers

[Jackson, George] George Jackson Tribute [Sound Recording]

Statements by James Baldwin, Jean Genet and Philippe Sollers about George Jackson directly after his death from gunshot wounds on August 21, 1971 as he attempted to escape from San Quentin prison. San Francisco, Calif.: Freedom Archives, 2001. 180 min. 30 min.

[Jackson, George] George Jackson: Last Interview

The last recorded interview with George Jackson 1n August 1971, about three weeks before his death in an attempted prison escape. In the interview he makes the statement that "nothing short of death can stop the movement."

[Jackson, George] Prisons on Fire: George Jackson, Attica & Black liberation [Sound Recording]

Thirty years ago, America's prisons burned. Who were the Attica Brothers? Why did 1,500 Black, Puerto Rican, and white prisoners seize control of New York State's Attica Prison? Thirty years later prison rights activists grapple with this history through contemporary interviews and narration including the voices of George Jackson, Angela Davis, Harry Belafonte, and others.

[Jackson, Jonathan] Jonathan Jackson Funeral, 1970; Georgia Jackson press conference, 1971 [sound recording]

Side 1: Statements read by Huey Newton at the funeral of 17-year old Jonathan Jackson (brother of George Side 1 originally produced in 1970; side 2 originally produced in 1971. Jackson) who died in an August 7, 1970 shootout after taking a judge and several jurors hostage in a Marin County courtoom. Side 2: A press conference with George Jackson's mother the day after his death after an attempted escape from prison. San Francisco, Calif.: Freedom Archives, 2001. 45 min.

[Jackson, Jonathan] Jonathan Jackson Memorial Program, 1975 [sound recording]

A memorial program honoring Jonathan Jackson, the younger brother of Black Panther Party leader George Jackson, five years after his death in 1970 at the age of 17 in a police shootout at the Marin County Courthouse. Includes readings from his letters to his brother in prison, and excerpts from George Jackson, Huey Newton and Malcolm X on the black power movement. San Francisco, Calif.: Freedom Archives, 2001. 30 min.

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[Magee, Ruchell] Interview with Ruchell Magee [sound recording]

A prison interview with Black Panther Party member Ruchell Magee who discusses what happened on the day of the Marin County courthouse rebellion and his case and appeals. He speaks on why his and Angela Davis' cases were separated, on being his own attorney and the case he presented to President Ronald Reagan for a pardon. San Francisco, Calif.: Freedom Archives, 2001. 60 min.

[Muntaqim, Jalil] Jalil Muntaqim: Voice of Liberation

An interview with Jalil Muntaqim who talks about becoming a Black Panther and part of the Black Liberation Army. Arrested in 1971 at the age of 19, he is one of the longest held U.S. political prisoners. In 1997 he initited the Jericho Amnesty Movement which advocates amnesty for U.S. political prisoners on the basis of international law, working to gain the recognition that political prisoners do exist in this country and should be granted amnesty because of the political nature of their cases. Videocassette of a film originally made in 2000.

[Newton, Huey] A Huey P. Newton Story.

Directed by Spike Lee. Actor and writer Roger Guenveur Smith presents a solo perfomance of Huey P. Newton's life in a stream-of-consciousness monologue inspired by the writings and interviews of Newton, the late co-founder of the Black Panther Party. Director Spike Lee complements Smith's performance with an imaginative mixture of multiple camera angles and documentary footage. Based on the taped performance before a live audience in New York City, the film also features an award-winning score by Marc Anthony Thompson and guest solos by Branford Marsalis. c2002. 90 min.

[Newton, Huey] Huey Newton Interview, August 1971; Black Panther Party members in San Quentin, 1971 [sound recording]

Side one originally produced by Granada TV in August 1971; side 2 originally taped in August 1971. Side one: Unedited footage of Huey Newton discussing the Vietnam War, international solidarity and the significance of George Jackson's murder. Side two: Unidentified Black Panther Party members discuss the formation of the BPP branch in San Quentin, the underground prison economy, and the treatment they received as Panthers in prison from guards including censorship and threats for shaking hands with George Jackson.

[Newton, Huey] Huey.

A documentary film of the "Free Huey Newton" rally in California. Huey Newton is interviewed in the Alameda County Jail. Also includes an official Panther newsreel featuring interviews with Huey Newton, Eldridge Cleaver, and the Black Panther 10 point program presented by Bobby Seale. 53 min.