- Hank Jones, (Panther, SF8)
- Michael McCarty (Artist/Storyteller + Panther)
- Ben Caldwell (LA Rebellion)
- Alile Sharon Larkin (LA Rebelion)
- Maytha Alhassan (Syrian American Writer/Academic)
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Henry “Hank” Jones is a former political prisoner and has been a fighter for social justice and human rights most of his life. He has worked as an organizer with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). He was a member of the Black Panther Party and was recently targeted for political prosecution as one of the San Francisco 8. Currently, he does human rights, social justice, and political prisoner advocacy work.
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