Black Panthers Refuse to leave Desire Housing Project
@ Chapman University, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
DescriptionNew Orleans: Harold Holmes (C) speaking for the Black Panthers that have moved into a unit in the Desire Housing Project, said 11/18 the militants would stay in their quarters and resist 'by any means necessary, including revolutionary suicide' any attempt by the police to remove them. The group, which calls themselves the National Committee to Combat Fascism took over the apartment following a 9/15 shootout with police, that saw their headquarters riddled with bullets and 13 members arrested.
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