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Co-founder of Seattle Black Panther chapter says change starts with voting

MARTIN LUTHER KING – RALLY – MARCH
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Elmer Dixon, CQ, who took part in a historic sit-in at Franklin High School by the Black Student Union in 1968, takes part in the MLK observance Monday, at Franklin, 40-years later.

A lot has changed in the half-century since Elmer Dixon and his brother founded the Seattle chapter of the Black Panthers, but the key issues that motivate him remain essentially the same: equality, poverty, health care, housing, economic justice, police brutality.

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