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My people are rising : memoir of a Black Panther Party captain

Author: Aaron Floyd Dixon
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Haymarket Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Autobiography of Aaron Dixon who founded the Seattle, Washington, chapter of the Black Panther Party in 1968, discussing his radicalization and the legacy of Black Power.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Aaron Floyd Dixon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Floyd Dixon
ISBN: 9781608461783 1608461785
OCLC Number: 756581722
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 345 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Our family journey begins: Ancestors --
Our family journey begins --
The search for home --
Rumblings in the South --
Sticking together --
The tide of the movement: Slow awakening --
Stokely comes to town --
The tide of the movement --
The death of Martin Luther King Jr. --
The Panther emerges --
7th and Wood, April 1968 --
July 1968, Seattle: The Panther comes to Seattle --
Huey and the UN --
July 1968, Seattle --
The unromantic revolution --
Death in winter --
The purge --
COINTELPRO is unleashed: COINTELPRO is unleashed --
The chairman is kidnapped --
The resurrection of the Seattle chapter, September 1969 --
The murder of Fred Hampton --
Day-to-day survival --
Huey is set free --
Seattle: riot 18 --
A party divided: the split. A party divided: the split --
Centralization, March 1972 --
The campaign, 1973 --
The godfather on Lake Merritt --
Elaine's rise to power --
The other side of the coin --
The end of the line. The death of Deacon --
Oakland is ours --
Huey's return --
The Richmond incident --
The end of the line --
The last hurrah.
Responsibility: Aaron Dixon ; foreword by Judson L. Jeffries.

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A compelling look at the rise and fall of the Black Panther generation, through the eyes of a founding member.  Read more...

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"This book is a moving memoir experience: a must read. The dramatic life cycle rise of a youthful sixties political revolutionary."-Bobby Seale, founding Chairman and National Organizer of the Black Read more...

 
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