Races: Three Courtrooms

In courtrooms at opposite ends of the continent last week, black militants were the focus of attention:

> In Oakland, Calif., elusive Black Panther Eldridge Cleaver was scheduled to appear for the setting of a trial date on charges resulting from the shooting of two Oakland policemen last April. But Cleaver, who disappeared in late November when his parole was revoked, failed to show up. That left his wife and five friends holding a verv empty bag. They have guaranteed Cleaver's $50,000 bail, and unless he emerges within six months, the money will be forfeited. As the FBI...

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