Angela Davis Acquitted Of Charges In ‘Soledad Brothers’ Case 41 Years Ago Today

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One of the most-infamous instances in the life of former Black militant and current scholar Angela Davis (pictured) was the “Soledad Brothers” trial in 1970.
On August 7th of that year, 17-year-old Black militant Jonathan Jackson, brother of author George, burst in to a California courtroom and abducted Judge Harold Haley, a prosecutor, and three female jurors, while freeing two inmates on trial for murder.

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