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27 Important Facts Everyone Should Know About The Black Panthers

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 02.19.2016 | Black Voices

The Black Panther Party was founded fifty years ago -- and still, many misconceptions about its revolutionary work run rampant. "The Black Panthers: ...

Black Panthers a Little Less Black and White in New Stanley Nelson Doc

David Hinckley | Posted 02.15.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, a Stanley Nelson film that gets its TV debut Tuesday night at 9 in the PBS Independent Lens series, lands closer to the first view.

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

G. Flint Taylor | Posted 12.03.2015 | Chicago
G. Flint Taylor

December 4, 1969 is the 46th anniversary of the assassination of Chicago Black Panther leaders Fred Hampton and Mark Clark, and, four days later, of the shootout between the Los Angeles Black Panthers and the LAPD.

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.01.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

For four decades, some determined people sought to change the course of American history.Some ideals, are now part of the fabric of the country, like breakfast programs for inner city kids. Stick with this movie. It has a lot to say, a lot to reveal and is pertinent to today's testy police/civilian race relations.

The Black Panthers and the Rise of Revolutionary Culture

The Root | Julie Walker | Posted 01.30.2015 | Black Voices

Long before Black Lives Matter became a rallying cry for justice, the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense was demanding a similar call to action with...

The Logic Behind Dan Bongino and Rudy Giuliani's Accusations of 'Race Hustling'

Sheena C. Howard | Posted 03.09.2015 | Black Voices
Sheena C. Howard

Recently it has become trendy for political pundits, talk-show hosts and talking heads (particularly on the right) to point to race "hustling" as the culprit behind heightened racial tensions in America.

Listen to This Book: The Sights and Sounds of Black Power 1965-1975

Tom Semioli | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Tom Semioli

Thomas infuses his passion for the music, poetry, and recorded rhetoric with a weighty reverence for the events and attitudes that shaped a generation. His mission started out quite innocently.

LOOK: Black History Photo Of The Day

Posted 02.26.2013 | Black Voices

A picture is certainly worth a thousand words. What better way to celebrate Black History Month than by taking a moment to acknowledge the snapshots o...

Rebel Without a Pause: Huey P. Newton

Yvonna Russell | Posted 01.29.2013 | Entertainment
Yvonna Russell

A film about Huey P. Newton is timely for important issues we address today; healthcare, civil liberties and food programs. Power to the people!

Black Style in a Box

James Sanders | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
James Sanders

As of late it's been a trend of sorts for some publications and blogs to write about black style as if it's a new trend to be satirically sketched and critiqued. As an African-American fashion writer -- I'm over it.

Oakland General Strike: From Radical Past to Radical Present

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 01.04.2012 | San Francisco
Nikolas Kozloff

It is perhaps fitting that it was Oakland, home to radical socialists such as Jack London as well as later black liberation figures like Huey Newton, which pushed the unique weapon of the general strike.

Black Power Mixtape -- The Screen Is Burning

Jack Hidary | Posted 12.06.2011 | Black Voices
Jack Hidary

Riveting. This collection of interviews, some never seen before of key figures in the Black Power movement, is a new critical document of our country's history.

Shepard Faireyâ„¢: On Street Art And Street Cred

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.02.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Shepard Fairey has grown up before the eyes of fans, peers and would be competitors. Undaunted by criticism he gets from both sides of his chosen voca...

Hillary And The Commies

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marc Cooper

During Wednesday night's debate, George Stephanopoulos didn't flinch from trying to smear Obama by association with former '60s radical Bill Ayers. Too bad George didn't ask Hillary about her summer spent working for a law firm run by Communists.