Here’z How The Nation Responded When A Black Militia Group Occupied A Government Building

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We must continue to expose the actions of White Supremacy & the Fraternal Order Of Police. For they use the weapons of the Killer State Apparatus to impose, intimidate, incarcerate & also MURDER.

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Nearly 50 years ago, a group of armed Black Panthers entered the California state Capitol to protest a gun control bill.

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A member of the Black Panthers Party stands in the corridor of the California State Capitol Building on May 2, 1967.

When armed militants seized a government building in Burns, Oregon, on Saturday, stating their willingness to “kill and be killed” and promising to stay for “years,” the official response was cautious and restrained. Many onlookers wondered whether this would still be the case if the militants were people of color instead of white people.

If you’re not familiar with the history of protest in the U.S., you might not know that the armed occupation of government buildings hasn’t always been just for white guys. In fact, on May 2, 1967, a group of 30 Black Panthers walked into the California state Capitol building, toting rifles…

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