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March 4, 1994 | JENIFER WARREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Black Panther Party leader Eldridge Cleaver, who remains in serious condition in a hospital here, may have suffered his serious brain injury during a robbery and assault, authorities said Thursday. Berkeley police, who arrested the critically acclaimed author on drug charges Tuesday, said his wallet, watch, keys and 1977 Chevrolet pickup are missing.
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December 24, 2012 | By Paige St. John, Los Angeles Times
Prison chaplain Leonard Wilson-Banks often tells the inmates he counsels to heed his life and the successes he accomplished after serving time behind bars. But Wilson-Banks once gave up on the one part of his redemption - a pardon. "I lost confidence," he said. But then a few years later he started pushing for it again. More than 30 years and five governors after first applying, Wilson-Banks on Monday learned his perseverance had paid off. "Thank you so much! Thank you!" he said to a reporter who called him at an Arkansas prison to tell him that Gov. Jerry Brown had given him clemency.
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December 24, 2012 | By Paige St. John, Los Angeles Times
Prison chaplain Leonard Wilson-Banks often tells the inmates he counsels to heed his life and the successes he accomplished after serving time behind bars. But Wilson-Banks once gave up on the one part of his redemption - a pardon. "I lost confidence," he said. But then a few years later he started pushing for it again. More than 30 years and five governors after first applying, Wilson-Banks on Monday learned his perseverance had paid off. "Thank you so much! Thank you!" he said to a reporter who called him at an Arkansas prison to tell him that Gov. Jerry Brown had given him clemency.
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March 4, 1994 | JENIFER WARREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Black Panther Party leader Eldridge Cleaver, who remains in serious condition in a hospital here, may have suffered his serious brain injury during a robbery and assault, authorities said Thursday. Berkeley police, who arrested the critically acclaimed author on drug charges Tuesday, said his wallet, watch, keys and 1977 Chevrolet pickup are missing.
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