The red button has a drawing of a fist holding a chain, above which is written Soledad Brothers

On January 16, 1970 in response to the death of three black Muslims, a white guard (John Mills) was killed; Jackson, Fleeta Drumgo, and John Clutchette were accused of the murder. The three became known as the �Soledad Brothers.� The fate of the Soledad Brothers became an international "cause celebre," which focused on the treatment of blacks in prison. The publication of Jacksonミs book Soledad Brother that same year added to his visibility. For many supporters the issue was the belief that the Soledad Brothers were victims of a prison conspiracy.

Used: political protest

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