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Los Siete and the Panthers: A story of Black and Brown solidarity

In the Spring of 1969, two plain clothes officers in San Francisco’s Mission District, Joseph Brodnick and Paul McGoran, approached seven Latino youths who were moving items into a home, and an altercation occurred after McGoran allegedly called the youths “wetbacks.”  Brodnick was fatally shot with his partner’s .41 Magnum, and the youths were charged […]