The Resource Power to the People: : the world of the Black Panthers, (ebook)

Power to the People: : the world of the Black Panthers, (ebook)

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Power to the People: : the world of the Black Panthers
Title
Power to the People:
Title remainder
the world of the Black Panthers
Title variation
World of the Black Panthers
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eng
Summary
In words and photographs, Power to the People is the story of the controversial Black Panther Party, founded 50 years ago in 1966 by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton. The words are Seale's, with contributions by other former party members; the photographs, including many icons of the 1960's, are by Stephen Shames, who also interviewed many other members of the party-including Kathleen Cleaver, Elbert "Big Man" Howard, Ericka Huggins, Emory Douglas, and William "Billy X" Jennings-and supplements his own photography with Panther ephemera and graphic art. Shames, a student at the University of California, Berkeley, first encountered and photographed Seale in April 1967 at an anti-Vietnam War rally. Seale became a mentor to Shames, and Shames, in turn, the most trusted photographer to the party, remained by Seale's side through his campaign for mayor of Oakland in 1973. Power to the People is a testament to their warm association: At its heart are Shames's memorable images, accompanied by Seale's colorful in-depth commentary culled from many hours of conversation. Admired, reviled, emulated, misunderstood, the Black Panther Party was one of the most creative and influential responses to racism and inequality in American history. They advocated armed self-defense to counter police brutality, and initiated a program of patrolling the police with shotguns-and law books. Published on the 50th anniversary of the party's founding, Power to the People is the in-depth chronicle of the only radical political party in America to make a difference in the struggle for civil rights-the Black Panther Party
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Midwest
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Shames, Stephen
Dewey number
322.42
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1936-
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  • Seale, Bobby
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  • Black Panther Party
  • Black Panther Party
  • African American political activists
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Power to the People: : the world of the Black Panthers, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781613122990
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11728819
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remote
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11728819
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MWT11728819
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Power to the People: : the world of the Black Panthers, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613122990
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11728819
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11728819
System control number
MWT11728819
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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