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Rainbow Coalition

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“ The First Rainbow Coalition begins in 1969, when the Chicago Black Panther Party, notably led by Fred Hampton, forms alliances across lines of race and ethnicity with other community-based movements in the city, including the Latino group the Young Lords Organization and the working-class young southern whites of the Young Patriots.”
More info: https://www.zinnedproject.org/materials/the-first-rainbow-coalition/
https://southsideweekly.com/fifty-years-fred-hampton-rainbow-coalition-young-lords-black-panthers/