Black August

by Malcolm X Grassroots Movement (MXGM) Black August originated in the California penal system to honor fallen Freedom Fighters, Jonathan Jackson, George Jackson, William Christmas, James McClain and Khatari Gaulden. Jonathan Jackson was gunned down outside the Marin County California courthouse on August 7, 1970 as he attempted to liberate three imprisoned Black Liberation Fighters. Ruchell Magee is the sole survivor of that armed liberation attempt. He’s the former co-defendant of Angela Davis and has been locked down for more than 40 years, most of it in [...]