Dellums Settles Panthers Dispute

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KPIX Eyewitness news report from January 15th, 1972 featuring a press conference by Huey P. Newton, Bill Boyette, and Congressman Ron Dellums. Dellums negotiated a settlement between the Black Panthers and the and Cal-State Package Store and Taverns Owners Association over a disagreement that arose when the Black Panthers asked for contributions to support their Survival Programs and the Association refused, claiming the Panthers were using "forceful methods" to coerce African-American owned businesses into making donations. Newton, Boyette, and Congressman Dellum all make statements to the press. Also features scenes from a boycott of Bill's Liquor, an African-American owned liquor store on Grove Street in Oakland, and contains shots of Panthers giving out free bags of groceries to participants. Remastered, edited and catalogued for the web by Shira Peltzman.

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archival newsfilm
KPIX 107296

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