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MC5 was an American punk rock band that became famous for playing outside the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Its manager John Sinclair had ties to the Black Panther Party and founded the White Panthers, a radical far-left group who supported the Black Panthers.1


  1. Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica. “the MC5.” Encyclopedia Britannica, November 21, 2013. https://www.britannica.com/topic/the-MC5.
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