Graduate from Proviso East High School. Attended Triton Juinor College. Active member of the NAACP, became the leader of the Youth Council of the West Suburban Branch. Worked to get better recreational facilities for his community. Member of the Black Panther Party, became the leader of the Chicago Chapter and Chairman of the Illinois State Chapter. Followed police and looked out for police brutality. Brokered a nonaggression pact between Chicago's most powerful street gangs. Made and alliance between the BPP and Young Patriots, and the National Young Lords. Organized weekly rallies. Worked in the BPP's People's Clinic. Taught political education classes. Launched a project for community supervision of the pollice Helped with the BPP's Free Breakfast Program.