Reality Asserts Itself - Eddie Conway

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Why Eddie Conway Joined the Real News – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (10/10)

November 28, 2014

Mr. Conway says that after 44 years in prison, he found the conditions in Baltimore worse than when he went in

We Dehumanize Those We Want to Exploit – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (9/10)

November 26, 2014

Mr. Conway says police are asked by society to control the poor as if they are fighting a war, so anything goes

48th Anniversary of the Founding of the Black Panther Party

October 17, 2014

Former Black Panther Eddie Conway describes the political and social conditions that gave rise to the militancy and politics of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense

I Refused to be Treated like an Animal – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (8/10)

September 26, 2014

Mr. Conway says after 44 years in prison, he considered people to be of value and to be respected, and refused to be dehumanized himself

Six Years in Solitary Confinement – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (7/10)

September 25, 2014

Mr. Conway says prisoners were treated like animals; and because he resisted and organized, he was in lockup twenty three and a half hours a day for six years

The Frame Up – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (6/10)

September 24, 2014

Mr. Conway tells the story of his arrest and trial, and being “represented” by a lawyer who spent 45 minutes with him before going to trial

An American Fascism – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (5/10)

September 16, 2014

Mr. Conway says, by targeting the Panthers, the FBI and other state and local agencies were functioning as a national secret police. That was COINTELPRO; it carries on under The Patriot Act.

“The State Targeted the Panthers Because We Were Socialists, Not Because We Were Armed” – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (4/10)

September 14, 2014

TRNN Replay: Mr. Conway says the Panthers were also a threat because they recognized the humanity of and worked with all ethnic groups

COINTELPRO, Attack on the Panthers – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (3/10)

September 10, 2014

TRNN Replay: Mr. Conway describes the campaign by police agencies to destroy the Black Panthers, and how he joined the Baltimore chapter which he later found out was founded by an agent of the NSA