Send Patriots to the Panther 50th!

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Help send Hy Thurman and Chuck Armsbury, members of the Young Patriot Organization and the Patriot Party to the 50th Aniversary celebration of the Black Panther Party this October!

The YPO was created in 1968 to help alleviate  the oppressive conditions that many southern white migrants faced in Chicago`s Uptown community. Police brutality and murder, slum living, high unemployment, lack of health care and poverty are only a few examples. 

In 1969 the Young Patriots were invited by the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panthers for Self Defense to join them to create the Original Rainbow Coalition (ORC). (Also alongside the Young Lords Organization and Rising Up Angry.) They were chosen because of their dedication to fight against racism and to organize their own community. The ORC set the successful example that the poor of all races can work together to organize their own while simultaneously created a system of supporting the common goals of their organizations.

Both Hy and Chuck remain dedicated to these poltics and are active today. Hy is working dillegently to reboot the YPO and Chuck organizes to the the War on Drugs in Eastern Washington.

I am asking your help in supporting the efforts of the Young Patriots to travel to Oakland, California, October 20 through 24, to take part in the Black Panther 50th Anniversary, conference and celebration by once again showing unity
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Thanks again everyone. Hy and Chuck had an excellent time in Oakland reconnecting with old comrades. Listen to their panel here: https://jamestracybooks.org/2016/10/24/poor-whites-the-black-panther-party/
Contact me at jamestracysf <<<a>>> gmail.com if you would like a cool Original Rainbow Coalition button!
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Final update everyone. Please remember to send your snail mail to me at jamestracysf <<<<at>>>> gmail.com. We'll be sending a small, cool gift to you in a few weeks.
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Success! Plane tickets have been purchase & hotel reserved for Chuck and Hy. Thanks and solidarity to all. Reboot the Rainbow.
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Thank you to everyone who has donated! We have 1 more day to go, but it looks like we're going to get our freedom fighters plane tickets and a modest hotel room. For those of you in the Bay Area, drop me a line at bookstothebarricades << a >>gmail.com if you would like to receive invites to their public events here.
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James Tracy
27 months ago

Thanks to Bob, Marc, Hilary, Marilyn, Jakobi, Amy, Jeffrey,Tim, Chance, Miguel, Athena, & Martin, for helping us launch this campaign with a bang!

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James Tracy
27 months ago

Thanks to Bob, Marc, Hilary, Marilyn, Jakobi, Amy, Jeffrey,Tim, Chance, Miguel, Athena, & Martin, for helping us launch this campaign with a bang!

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