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The Black Panthers : portraits from an unfinished revolution

Author: Bryan Shih; Yohuru R Williams
Publisher: New York : Nation Books, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"October 2016 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party. Photojournalist Bryan Shih, who has been interviewing and taking portraits of the surviving Panthers around the country for years, has partnered with Yohuru Williams, dean and history professor at Fairfield University, to deliver the definitive celebration of the Black Panthers. Part oral history, part scrapbook, this is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Black Panthers.
New York : Nation Books, [2016]
(DLC) 2016012882
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Shih; Yohuru R Williams
ISBN: 9781568585550 1568585551
OCLC Number: 944957953
Description: xiv, 272 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction: the Black Panthers and black power / Peniel E. Joseph --
1. In defense of self-defense : pathways to the BPP. Claudia Chesson-Williams ; Cyril "Bullwhip" Innis Jr. ; J. Yasmeen Sutton ; Anatomy of a setup no.1, as told separately by Cyril "Bullwhip" Innis Jr., J. Yasmeen Sutton, and Claudia Chesson-Williams ; Katherine Campbell ; Mike Tagawa ; William "BJ" Johnson ; Nana Ohema Akua Anum Njinga Onyame Nyamekye (formerly Patti Byrd) ; Madalynn "Carol" Rucker ; To live for the people : the rank and file and the "histories" of the Black Panther Party / Yohuyru Williams --
2. The people are my strength : coalition building in the BPP. Atno Smith ; Charlotte "Mama C." O'Neal ; Robert H. King ; B. Kwaku Duren ; Ronald "Elder" Freeman ; The Black Panther Party and the rise of radical ethnic nationalism / Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar ; The global Panthers / Nico Slate --
3. A sister's place in the revolution : women in leadership in the BPP. Ericka Huggins ; Norma (Armour) Mtume ; Phyllis Jackson ; Elaine Brown ; Revolution, struggle, and resilience : women in the Black Panther Party / Rhonda Y. Williams --
4. Block by block, door-to-door : building community support by serving the people. Billy X Jennings ; Steve Long ; Esutosin Omowale Osunkoya ; Margo Rose-Brunson ; Patrice Sims ; Emory Douglas ; M. Gayle Dickson (aka Asali) ; Christine Choy ; Nelson Malloy ; Richard Brown ; Hazel Mack ; Saturu Ned ; Brother Sadiki Shep ; Larry Little ; The Black Panther rank and file / Jama Lazerow ; On the Black Panther Party's health activism / Alondra Nelson --
5. The single greatest threat : the covert war against the BPP. Melvin Dickson ; Anatomy of a setup no.2, as told by Melvin Dickson ; Jamal Joseph ; Steve McCutchen ; Ajamu Strivers ; Marion Brown ; Clarence Peterson ; Stephen Edwards ; Brian Hunter ; Malik Rahim ; Abdullah Majid ; Cisco Torres ; Jalil Muntaqim ; Herman A. Bell ; Thomas McCreary --
Conclusion --
Editor's note: Sojourn with the Panthers --
Appendix.
Responsibility: edited by Bryan Shih and Yohuru Williams.

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