50 Years Later: A Look Back at the Black Panther Party

by By: Lawrence Ware In October 1966, Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, which was built on revolutionary black love in an effort to combat institutional racism. Stokely Carmichael, aka Kwame Ture (right), who was a leader of the Black Panther Party, shown in a photo dated Sept. […]

We Want Freedom: A Life in The Black Panther Party (New Edition)

Author: Mumia Abu-Jamal (Author), Kathleen Cleaver (Introduction) Publisher: Common Notions ISBN: 978-1-942173-04-5 Published October 1, 2016 Format: Paperback Size: 8 3/8 X 5 3/8 Page count: 336 Pages $20.00 by Mumia Abu-Jamal The world’s most renowned political prisoner, Mumia was only 15 when he helped found the first Philadelphia branch of the Black Panther Party. […]

50 years later – What can the Black Panther Party (BPP) teach a new generation of revolutionariez?

  By Danny Shaw Fifty years ago in October 1966, the Black Panther party exploded onto the political scene in the United States, striking fear into the racist ruling class and inspiring a new generation of revolutionaries to “seize the time.” Today, there is a renewed interest in the Panthers and what they stood for. […]


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Barack Obama: Executive Clemency for Dr. Mutulu Shakur

  You can sign this petition here: https://www.change.org/p/barack-obama-executive-clemency-for-dr-mutulu-shakur?recruiter=2721432&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=autopublish&utm_term=des-lg-no_src-no_msg Family and Friends of Dr. Mutulu Shakur The week of October 10th, a petition for clemency for Dr. Mutulu Shakur was submitted to President Barack Obama. Please sign on here to show your support. The acts of which Dr. Shakur stands convicted were committed in the context […]

DEC 09 – Rally in Philadelphia

  Activists and supporters worldwide mark December 9 on our calendars every year as the anniversary of the state’s 1981 attempted assassination of Mumia Abu-Jamal on the streets of Philadelphia, but this year is different. Mumia faces deteriorating health with his untreated hepatitis C infection and a further risk from the black, oily water being […]

Foward To the 50th

Fifty Years Later, Black Pantherz’ Art Still Resonatez

The Black Panther Party was founded 50 years ago in Oakland, on Oct. 15, 1966, and within two years it had chapters across the country. The New York Times is taking this opportunity to explore the Black Panthers’ legacy, through their iconic use of imagery and how they were covered in its own pages. The […]

TUNE IN TONIGHT: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party – 2 HOUR Special On Building Bridgez – @ 7:00PM

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party New Black Panther Party Logo Black Panther Party TUNE IN TONIGHT @ 7:00PM…. Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., October 17, 7 – 9 pm EST streaming @ http://www.wbai.org/playernew.html smartphone streaming @ http://stream.wbai.org & to listen, or download archived […]

Fascination and Fear: Covering the Black Pantherz

Fifty years after the group’s founding, a look back at The Times’s coverage reveals the influence of the F.B.I.and how reporting on race and activism has evolved. By GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO The Black Panther Party was founded 50 years ago in Oakland, Calif., on Oct. 15, 1966. Within two years, it had chapters across the country. The Times […]