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Kathleen Cleaver speaking at UCLA 10/22/1971
Kathleen Cleaver was the first female member of the Black Panther Party's decision making body. Kathleen was the wife of Eldridge Cleaver and she currently serves as a Professor of Law and Senior Lecturer at Emory University.
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Fred Hampton was a black activist and deputy chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party. He was killed in his apartment during a raid by a tactical unit of the Cook County, Illinois State's Attorney's Office, in conjunction with the Chicago Police Dept. and the FBI. Hampton's death was chronicled in the 1971 documentary film The Murder of Fred Hampton, as well as an episode of the critically acclaimed documentary series Eyes on the Prize.
Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Ross; c. March 1822 – March 10, 1913) was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian and Union spy during the American Civil War. After escaping from slavery, into which she was born, she made 13 missions to rescue more than 70 slaves using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad. She later helped John Brown recruit men for his raid on Harpers Ferry, and in the post-war era struggled for women's suffrage