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Jackson, George (1941–1971)

  • By: Teresa Francis
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

A criminal to some and a revolutionary hero to others, George L. Jackson was born in Chicago, Illinois, on September 23,1941. In 1956 his family moved to Los Angeles, California. In 1960, at the age of 18, George Jackson was accused ...

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