Black People Politics : 27 Important Facts Everyone Should Know About The Black Panthers

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

"The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution," a documentary by Stanley Nelson which aired on PBS Tuesday, shined a necessary light on the contributions, convictions and struggles of members in the party. Nelson's informative film took a deep dive into discussing the truth behind the Black Panthers and underscored the heavy institutional backlash the liberation movement received from police and the government.

From the group's radical inception in 1966 to it's dissolve in 1982, here are a few important things you must know to better understand the Black Panthers.

  • 1. The Black Panthers' central guiding principle was an “undying love for the people.”


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

"The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution," a documentary by Stanley Nelson which aired on PBS Tuesday, shined a necessary light on the contributions, convictions and struggles of members in the party. Nelson's informative film took a deep dive into discussing the truth behind the Black Panthers and underscored the heavy institutional backlash the liberation movement received from police and the government.

From the group's radical inception in 1966 to it's dissolve in 1982, here are a few important things you must know to better understand the Black Panthers.

  • 1. The Black Panthers' central guiding principle was an “undying love for the people.”


Read more


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/27-important-facts-everyone-should-know-about-the-black-panthers_us_56c4d853e4b08ffac1276462?ptd42t9&utm_hp_ref=black-voices
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