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By George Jackson

A number of Jackson's letters from legal, Soledad Brother is an outspoken condemnation of the racism of white the US and a strong appraisal of the criminal method that didn't holiday his spirit yet finally took his existence. Jackson's letters make palpable the serious emotions of anger and uprising that crammed black males in America's prisons within the Sixties. yet even faraway from the social and political firestorms of the Nineteen Sixties, Jackson's tale nonetheless resonates for its portrait of a guy taking a stand even whereas locked down.

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