The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Wednesday, Oct. 30:
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With their guns, black berets, black leather jackets and radical rhetoric, the armed and angry members of the Black Panther Party did an excellent job of upsetting their elders in the 1960s. Now they're getting a taste of their own medicine.
What's left of the original Panther leadership is so upset by the rhetoric pouring out of a paramilitary group called the New Black Panther Party for Self-Defense that the old Panthers have announced an effort to put the new Panthers out of business. They have begun a fund-raising campaign and legal trademark fight to force the …