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Profile of a Revolutionary: Kathleen Cleaver

Profile of a Revolutionary: Kathleen Cleaver

By Harshita Singh Kathleen Cleaver was a member of the Black Panther Party (BPP) from 1967 to 1971, serving as the Communications Secretary on the first Coordinating Committee. She is currently a professor of law at Emory College, and one of the few surviving leaders of the original Party. As a child, Cleaver was heavily

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Profile of a Revolutionary: Huey P. Newton

By Nooria Alam and Saeed Mohamed Huey Percy Newton was the co-founder and Minister of Defense of the Black Panther Party (BPP). He was also a revolutionary, philosopher, intellectual, aggressor, and a tortured man. Huey’s accomplishments as well as his downfalls are part of his legacy in seeking self-determination for Afro-Americans. His popularity, particularly from

Letter to the Cops

The Black Panther Black Community News Service, Vol 1, No. 2. Published on May 15, 1967.   TO COPS We don’t like the way you cops have  been misusing the law and mistreating the people. You are civil servants, which means that the people – all the people – have delegated to you the task

Core City Politics

The Black Panther Black Community News Service, Vol 1, No. 2. Published on June 20, 1967. Core City Politics by Earl Anthony   By 1970 or 1972 many of the major metropolitan cities in this country will be predominantly black. Cities such as Washington, D.C., and Cleveland already have a black majority. Other cities such

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A Program for Survival

The Black Panther Intercommunal News Service, Vol. 9, No. 4. Published on Thursday, November 9, 1972.    A Program For Survival   Free Breakfast Program Provides children a free, hot breakfast every school morning.   People’s Free Food Program Provides free food to Black and other oppressed peoples   Liberation Schools Provides free educational facilities

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A Word for Panther Parents

The Black Panther Black Community News Service, Vol. 4, No. 2. Published on Saturday, December 13, 1969.   A Word for Panther Parents   (Jrs. Jewell Barker delivered this speech at the memorial rally held December 6, 1969, 201 So. Ashland in honor of Fred Hampton and Mark Clark. She is the mother of Panther

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Welfare Recipients Threatened

The Black Panther Black Community News Service, Vol 1, No. 2. Published on June 20, 1967.   Welfare Recipients Threatened By Minister of Information   Welfare recipients in the North Richmond area have been threatened by agents of the Contra Costa Country Welfare Department. They were told that if they join or associate with members

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Fred Hampton Murdered by Fascist Pigs

The Black Panther Black Community News Service, Vol. 4, No. 2. Published on Saturday, December 13, 1969. Fred Hampton MURDERED By Fascist Pigs  Dec. 4, 1969   Deputy Chairman Fred Hampton of the Illinois Chapter has joined the ranks of martyrs, revolutionary heroes; Lumumba, Malcolm X, Little Bobby Hutton, Bunchy Carter, John Higgins, Che, Toure, Jake

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