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Obaid H. Siddiqui
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Obaid is a writer and freelance journalist based in Philadelphia.

I’m troubled by this. Mr Al-Amin during his days as H. Rap Brown sat at my parent’s dinner table during my childhood as he was fomenting for our rights. He is for me a larger than life figure who represents the best of blackness. However, this is the man who is famous for saying violence is as American as cherry pie. Read more

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The revolution will not be televised, tweeted, posted, hashtagged, streamed, commercialized or serialized. People assembled and in the street - listening to a single voice, gathering with a single purpose is what the system fears.

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I saw him speak in 1990. When the news hit about this incident, I could not believe it. But the media coverage really made me change my mind at the time, I was shocked. I remember the man hunt for him all over the news. I actually thought he must have lost his mind, instead of omg he is being set up again. The man I Read more

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it’s amazing how our country’s very stupid collective fear of muslims makes the shitty prison system even worse Read more

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