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    and a dying one too.  I got exhausted from arranging funerals or going to funerals.  

    Listening to every word spoken in our apartments being transmitted via bugs (you could actually tune into a frequency on the am dial to hear what they were hearing)

    Snatched off of planes - strip searched.

    Hunted down.  Fear that your friends and comrades were informants or plants.

    Visiting prisons. Visiting jails. Trying to get bails set under a million dollars

    Visiting cemeteries.

    "If you're in a coalition and you're comfortable, you know it's not a broad enough coalition." Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon

    by Denise Oliver Velez on Mon Jan 20, 2014 at 12:19:56 PM PST

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