Citation: Anarchist Black Cross Federation, Caucus of Men Against Sexism. 2:1 (October 2001. Housed at the International Anarchist Black Cross archive (Los Angeles, CA)
Timeline of North American Anarchist Black Cross *w/out history of preceding organizations, i.e. Nightcrawler, Black anarchist involvement in the prison struggle, etc and so on…….
- 1979 | Lorenzo Kom’boa Ervin issues a “Draft Proposal for an ABC Network”
- 1989 | Emergency Response Network (ERN) forms to respond to repression
- 1993 | Paterson chapter suffers repression
- 1994 | National ABC Conference established a formal ERN
- 1995 | ABC Federation conceived (NJ, Bronx, Washington DC, Brew City)
- 1996 | Jacksonville Chapter violently raided by police
- 1998-99 | Raze the Walls Network disbands (related)
- 1999 | LA Chapter approached at Griffith Park, simultaneously another chapter was approached by feds and asked questions about the Los Angeles members
- 2000 | Jacksonville harassed by state for “hiding” Onipedo…. (return to this point)
- 2003 | Break the Chains conference is held in Oregon in Oregon
*Matt Hart, “Political History of the Anarchist Black Cross Federation,” cited from author’s notes.