New York: Mao's Man In Harlem

In the bitter Harlem riots of 1964, as in the Watts uprising last August, a handful of Negro demagogues helped to prolong and aggravate the violence. On the hot summer night when New York's black ghetto boiled over, a disgruntled Communist named William Epton incited a street-corner crowd: "We will not be fully free until we smash this state completely and totally." Later, Epton cried: "In that process, we're going to have to kill a lot of these cops, a lot of these judges, and we'll have to go up against their army."...

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