Larry Pinkney received the following letter of appreciation from Huey P. Newton on December 3, 1972 (image below):

Huey P. Newton
8501 East 14th Street
Oakland, California 94621

Larry Pinkney
Co-Chairman Central Committee
San Francisco Black Caucus
P.O. Box [number omitted]
San Francisco, California 94101

December 3, 1972

Comrade Pinkney:

This is a short note to thank you for printing our subscription form in your October 1972, Newsletter. Your aid in this matter is greatly appreciated.

All Power to the People,

Huey P. Newton


December 3, 1972 Huey P. Newton letter to Larry Pinkney•••

Larry Pinkney is a veteran of the Black Panther Party, the former Minister of Interior of the Republic of New Africa, a former political prisoner and the only American to have successfully self-authored his civil/political rights case to the United Nations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. In connection with his political organizing activities, Pinkney was interviewed in 1988 on the nationally televised PBS News Hour, formerly known as The MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour, and more recently on the nationally syndicated Alex Jones Show. Pinkney is a former university instructor of political science and international relations, and his writings have been published in various places, including The Boston Globe, San Francisco BayView newspaper, Black Commentator, Intrepid Report, Global Research (Canada), LINKE ZEITUNG (Germany), 107 Cowgate (Ireland and Scotland), and Mayihlome News (Azania/South Africa). He is in the archives of Dr. Huey P. Newton (Stanford University, CA), cofounder of the Black Panther Party. For more about Larry Pinkney see the book, Saying No to Power: Autobiography of a 20th Century Activist and Thinker, by William Mandel [Introduction by Howard Zinn]. (Click Bill Mandel on Larry Pinkney to read excerpts from the book.)


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