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Hope and Anger: Black Women and Black Power

Winifred Breines

in The Trouble between Us: An Uneasy History of White and Black Women in the Feminist Movement

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179040
eISBN:
9780199788583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179040.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Black Power movement of the 1960s developed out of anger about the way African Americans were treated in the United States. It emphasized black culture, history, pride, community, and rage. ... More


Motor City Panthers

Joel P. Rhodes and Judson L. Jeffries

in On the Ground: The Black Panther Party in Communities across America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734928
eISBN:
9781621035916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734928.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Left-wing activism has long been a problem for the city of Detroit, yet contentious politics never quite succeeded in bringing about full racial equality. The modern civil rights movement would soon ... More


The Black Panther Party: Three Moments of Music

Eamonn Kelly

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the ways in which the Black Panther Party (BPP) used popular music as a means to represent its ideology and politics to potential supporters during the peak of its activism in ... More


The New Black Panther Party, Black Nationalism, and the Tangled Legacy of COINTELPRO

D. J. Mulloy

in Extremism in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044972
eISBN:
9780813046501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044972.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter provides an overview of the history of the New Black Panther Party (NBPP) from its formation in 1990 to the present time, exploring its roots, ideology, and political activities, as well ... More


Arm Yourself or Harm Yourself: People’s Party II and the Black Panther Party in Houston, Texas

Charles E. Jones

in On the Ground: The Black Panther Party in Communities across America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734928
eISBN:
9781621035916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734928.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Over its sixteen-year (1966–1982) history, the Black Panther Party (BPP) established official links with local black communities throughout the United States. From its epicenter in Oakland, ... More


The People’s Free Medical Clinics

Alondra Nelson

in Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676484
eISBN:
9781452948164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676484.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on the administration of the Black Panther Party’s locally controlled, alternative health clinics, describing how the clinics were staffed, supplied, and operated. In April 1970, ... More


Spin Doctors: The Politics of Sickle Cell Anemia

Alondra Nelson

in Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676484
eISBN:
9781452948164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676484.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter describes the Black Panther Party’s health clinics that became bases of operation for the sickle cell anemia campaign. It details the Black Panther’s efforts to highlight the problem of ... More


On the Ground: The Black Panther Party in Communities across America

Judson L. Jeffries (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734928
eISBN:
9781621035916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734928.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Black Panther Party suffers from a distorted image largely framed by television and print media, including the Panthers’ own newspaper. These sources frequently reduced the entire organization to ... More


A Panther Sighting in the Pacific Northwest: The Seattle Chapter of the Black Panther Party

Jeffrey Zane and Judson L. Jeffries

in On the Ground: The Black Panther Party in Communities across America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734928
eISBN:
9781621035916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734928.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Black Panther Party (BPP) operated a chapter in Seattle that existed for ten years, and which emerged from unique circumstances that distinguish the city’s race relations from those in the rest ... More


The Des Moines, Iowa, African American Community and the Emergence and Impact of the Black Panther Party, 1948–1973

Bruce Fehn and Robert Jefferson

in On the Ground: The Black Panther Party in Communities across America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734928
eISBN:
9781621035916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734928.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

The July 1966 Good Park rebellions that erupted in Des Moines, Iowa, showcased the city’s Black Power politics and civil rights activism. The incident was triggered by two policemen’s rough handling ... More


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