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A Black Panthers Book List

The Black Panther Party gave voice to disadvantaged and isolated African Americans

All the best books about the Black Panthers. In the 1960s, the Nation of Islam and the Black Panther Party gave voice to many economically disadvantaged and politically isolated African Americans, especially outside the South


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What to Read: A Black Panthers Book List

The Party gave voice to disadvantaged and isolated African Americans

All the best books about the Black Panthers. In the 1960s, the Nation of Islam and the Black Panther Party gave voice to many economically disadvantaged and politically isolated African Americans, especially outside the South

Read more: What to Read: A Black Panthers Book List

Book Review: The Fire of Freedom -- Abraham Galloway & the Slaves' Civil War

Galloway personally delivered 4,000 recently-freed ex-slaves across enemy lines to form an all-black regiment

Anybody who's seen Quentin Tarantino's movie, "Django Unchained," knows that the incendiary adventure represents a refreshing first step in terms of questioning the enduring stereotype of African-Americans as having been docile during slavery. Though carefully cultivated by both Hollywood and the history books, nothing could be further from the truth than that very demeaning image of black folks generally accepting their lowly lot.


Read more: Book Review: The Fire of Freedom -- Abraham Galloway & the Slaves' Civil War

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