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Up against the wall : violence in the making and unmaking of the Black Panther Party

Author: Curtis J Austin
Publisher: Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work chronicles how violence brought about the founding of the Black Panther Party in 1966 by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale, dominated its policies, and brought about the party's destruction as one member after another, including Eldridge Cleaver, Fred Hampton, Alex Rackley, left the party, was killed, or was imprisoned. The author shows how the party's early emphasis in the 1960s on self-defense, though  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Austin, Curtis J., 1969-
Up against the wall.
Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607833134
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Curtis J Austin
ISBN: 1557288275 9781557288271 9781557288752 1557288755
OCLC Number: 71004142
Description: xxix, 456 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chronology of the Black Panther Party --
Civil wrongs and the rise of Black power --
The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense --
Speaking of violence --
Publicizing the party --
Growth and transformation --
Unjustifiable homicides --
Southern discomfort --
To the East--
and back --
The rift --
Ten Point Program: What We Want, What We Believe --
Rules of the Black Panther Party --
Partial Listing of BPP Chapters and Affiliates.
Responsibility: by Curtis J. Austin.
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Chronicles how violence brought about the founding of the Black Panther Party in 1966 by Huey P Newton and Bobby Seale, dominated its policies, and finally destroyed the party as one member after  Read more...

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