"Feds Forcibly Removed Black Occupiers From Wildlife Refuge In 1979"

"The group's anger was a slow burn.

But after decades of being ignored by federal authorities, its members decided to take a very public stand against what they saw as an unjust land grab by the U.S. government.

Without warning, they started an occupation of a sprawling national wildlife refuge.

The year: 1979."

Joseph Rose reports for the Portland Oregonian January 15, 2016.

Source: Portland Oregonian, 02/04/2016