Artist Tom Manning is gone, freedom fighter for Blacks, Natives, workers and all oppressed people

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Tom with comrades at Leavenworth Federal Prison, date unknown: from left, Tom Manning (UFF), Luis Rosa (FALN) and Merof “Malik” Smith (Virgin Island 5)  by Jaan Laaman Class war prisoner, freedom fighter, man of the people, man for the people, long held political prisoner Thomas William Manning died on July 30 of a heart issue at the federal penitentiary in Hazelton, Kentucky. Tom – Tommy to his many comrades, family friends, people who knew him – was a life long revolutionary freedom fighter. From the early ‘70s, Tom was a public activist and organizer and later a quite successful ar...