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James Kilgore

James Kilgore was a political activist in the 1960s. He fled the country in 1975 to escape a federal explosives charge, but was arrested 27 years later in Cape Town, South Africa, and served six and a half years in California prisons. During his sentence, he wrote three books, including "We Are All Zimbabweans Now "and "Freedom Never Rests." He is currently a research scholar at the Center for African Studies at the University of Illinois-Champaign. He lives in Champaign, Illinois.