Rest In Power George Jackson, 1941-1971
On August 21, 1971 activist, author and revolutionary George Jackson was killed in the San Quentin State Prison.
Jackson wrote the seminal book Soledad Brother: The Prison Letters of George Jackson, a combination of autobiography and manifesto addressed to a black American audience.
Jackson became political while serving time in San Quentin for armed robbery, becoming completely focused on the betterment of Black people,. co founding the Maoist-Marxist Black Guerrilla Family.
Black Lives Matter Los Angeles commemorates the death of this dedicated radical.