Brown, Hubert Rap
1943 - Brown was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on the 4th of October.
1967-1968 - He became chairman of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.
1969 - He changed name to Student National Coordinating Committee.
1970 - He disappeared to avoid standing trial for allegedly inciting riot in Cambridge, Maryland.
1972 - He was arrested for saloon holdup in New York City.
- He was in prison, converted to Islam and changed name to Jamil Abdullah al-Amin.
2000 - He was arrested for murder of one Fulton County sheriff's deputy and attempted murder of another, then convicted on thirteen counts and sentenced to life in prison.
2007 - In August, he was transferred from state custody to Federal custody as Georgia officials decided that al-Amin is too high-profile an inmate for the Georgia prison system to handle. He was moved to a Federal transfer facility in Oklahoma pending assignment to a Federal penitentuary.
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