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505 sit-in support letter from Black Panther Party

HolLynn D'Lil http://becomingrealin24days.com1977-04-08

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)

Letter in support of the Section 504 protests from the Black Panther Party. Provided by HolLynn D’Lil as published in her book Becoming Real in 24 Days. See http://becomingrealin24days.com/ .Text reads: Along with all fair and good-thinking people, The Black Panther Party gives its full support to Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act and calls for President Carter and HEW Secretary Califano to sign guidelines for its implementation as negotiated and agreed to on January 21 of this year. The issue here is human rights – rights of meaningful employment, of education, of basic human survival – of an oppressed minority, the disabled and handicapped.
Further, we deplore the treatment accorded to the occupants of the fourth floor and join with them in full solidarity.”

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  • Title: 505 sit-in support letter from Black Panther Party
  • Creator: HolLynn D'Lil http://becomingrealin24days.com
  • Date Created: 1977-04-08
  • Location: Federal building San Francisco, CA

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