The Resource From the bottom of the heap : the autobiography of black panther Robert Hillary King, Robert Hillary King, (ebook)

From the bottom of the heap : the autobiography of black panther Robert Hillary King, Robert Hillary King, (ebook)

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From the bottom of the heap : the autobiography of black panther Robert Hillary King
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From the bottom of the heap
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the autobiography of black panther Robert Hillary King
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Robert Hillary King
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eng
Summary
Expanded and updated with new photographs and stories, this autobiography of one of the Angola Three traces the life of Robert Hillary King from his early days in Louisiana, through a troubled adolescence, a conviction that kept him behind bars for decades, his relationship with the Black Panther Party, and his eventual release from prison. In 1970, a jury convicted Robert Hillary King of a crime he did not commit and sentenced him to 35 years in prison. He became a member of the Black Panther Party while in Angola State Penitentiary, successfully organizing prisoners to improve conditions. In return, prison authorities beat him, starved him, and gave him life without parole after framing him for a second crime. He was thrown into solitary confinement, where he remained for 29 years. In 2001, the state grudgingly acknowledged his innocence and set him free. A story of inspiration and courage, this simple and humble narrative strips bare the economic and social injustices inherent in society, while proving to be a powerful literary testimony to the triumph of the human spirit
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Midwest
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1942-
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King, Robert Hillary
Dewey number
365.6092
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • African American political activists
  • Prisoners
  • Ex-convicts
  • United States
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adult
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From the bottom of the heap : the autobiography of black panther Robert Hillary King, Robert Hillary King, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781604867916
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11330194
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remote
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11330194
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MWT11330194
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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From the bottom of the heap : the autobiography of black panther Robert Hillary King, Robert Hillary King, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781604867916
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11330194
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11330194
System control number
MWT11330194
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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