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Bobby Seale

The Mulford Act

Yvonna Russell | Posted 03.24.2014 | Black Voices
Yvonna Russell

Storming the Sacramento Capitol steps, led by Chairman Bobby Seale, including a dozen African American men and six women fully armed, came to protes...

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.

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!

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.

Common and Michelle Obama's Bad Rap about Assata Shakur: The Hero Wore a Black Hat

Dr. Jonathan David Farley | Posted 07.15.2011 | Politics
Dr. Jonathan David Farley

Cue conservative outrage over Michelle Obama's inviting rapper Common to a White House poetry reading, because Common wrote one adulatory song about Black Panther Assata Shakur. The New Jersey state police protested.

Earth Day Was a Ray of Optimism in a Dark Time

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

I don't remember exactly what I did on the first Earth Day 40 years ago, but I remember exactly how I felt: deeply relieved. You have to realize, the spring of 1970 was a tumultuous time. And in the midst of this came Earth Day.