Leader of the Black Panther Party Elaine Brown talks about the Party's involvement and support of the 1977 Section 504 Occupation

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In this oral history interview, activist, and Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown talks about the Party's support of the 504 Sit-in in San Francisco. She explains how the party became involved in the Disability Rights Movement through their members affected by disabilities, as well as being in solidarity with the disabled community as another minority having their voice and civil rights suppressed. She details how the party organized support efforts around the protest to deliver food.

Publisher
Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability
Format
mp4
Date
Spring 2014
Locale
1970s; San Francisco Bay Area
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5061

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