Dhoruba Bin-Wahad is an author, activist, former political prisoner, former NYCBlack Panther Party leader and a co-founder of the Black Liberation Army. After hearing about COINTELPRO, which was run by the F.B.I. with the intent to murder, frame and imprison Black and other leftist leaders, Bin-Wahad filled a lawsuit that led to the release of 300,000 pages of documents regarding COINTELPRO and helped to obtain his release. Recently, Bin-Wahad became a victim of police violence while attempting to move into a new home in Clayton County, Georgia that was videotaped. The taped shows Bin-Wahad sitting on his porch talking with deputies before being snatched up, slammed face first into the brick wall of his home, and wrongly arrested.
Bin-Wahad along with other Clayton County community leaders have formed a group to address the violence he suffered at the hands of deputies and the violence the community…
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