Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Francisco Torres: The San Francisco 8

Freedom is a Constant Struggle TV show, Oct. 2, 2009.

Guest, Francisco Torres (Cisco), 58, of New York City, was born in Puerto Rico and raised in New York City. He is a Vietnam Veteran who fought for the grievances of Black and Latino soldiers upon his return to the states. A former Black Panther, he has been a community activist since his discharge from the military in 1969. Cisco continues to work with troubled youth in his Queens community. Cisco is the last member of the San Francisco Eight still facing charges.

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1 comment:

  1. Very educational. Thank you for this report. Cisco Torres is a community treasure and should be free.