Billy “Che” Brooks video interview and biography

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Billy “Che” Brooks video interview and biography

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Description

Billy “Che” Brooks is Deputy Minister of Education of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense (BPP) and Director of YouthLAB@1521 through the Better Boys Foundation. In 1969, Mr. Brooks was very close to Chairman Fred Hampton who was the main spokesman of the Black Panther Party in Illinois. As one of the primary leaders of the BPP, Mr. Brooks was under constant, daily harassment by the Chicago Red Squad and Gang Intelligence Unit. He also worked closely with the Young Lords through the Rainbow Coalition.

Coverage

2012-03-28

Rights

Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Contributor

Jiménez, José, 1948-

Identifier

RHC-65_Brooks_Billy

Format

video/mp4
application/pdf

Type

Moving Image
Text

Language

eng

Date

2017-05-10

Título

Billy “Che” Brooks vídeo entrevista y biografía

Sujetos

Young Lords (Organización)
Puertorriqueños--Estados Unidos
Derechos civiles--Estados Unidos--Historia
Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.)
Afro-Americanos--Relatos personales
Justicia social
Activistas comunitarios--Illinois--Chicago
Hampton, Fred, 1948-1969
Partido Pantera Negra. Illinois Capítulo
Afro-Americanos--Relatos personales
Juventud--Illinois--Chicago
Relaciones raciales

Citation

Brooks, Billy, “Billy “Che” Brooks video interview and biography,” Digital Collections, accessed April 24, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/24233.
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