This amazing film tells the story of 8 former Black Panther Party members who were accused of killing a cop in 1971, were tortured in order to force guilty pleas. The court threw the case out in 1973 because the testimony was extracted through torture.
Thirty five years later, emboldened by the Patriot Act, the FBI has was re-opened the case and these same men have been re-arrested on the same charges.
Featured speakers will include Kent Ford, former Captain of the Portland Chapter of the Black Panther Party and father of Patrice Lumumba Ford-
This is a free event.