Eddie Conway: 44 Years in Prison, Still a Revolutionary

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The Real News Network interviews Eddie Conway, who was a lieutenant of security for the Black Panther Party from 1968 to mid 1970. Incarcerated in 1970, Eddie served nearly 44 years in prison after being convicted of shooting at two police officers. Released in March 2014, he has declared his innocence ever since his arrest and points to the absence of any direct evidence, his inability to secure legal defense of his choice during his trial, and the extent to which a notorious jailhouse informant's testimony was relied on by the prosecution for his conviction. While incarcerated, he earned three college degrees, organized a literacy program, and ran an education and conflict resolution group for gang members, or to use word Eddie's words, street organizations. He continues to work in... read more
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