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The American Indian Movement: Fighting for Freedom

The American Indian Movement (AIM) utilized political involvement and knowledge of constitutional rights, much like the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, to gain equality. AIM, in fact, had several influences from the civil rights movement, which is evident in some of the organization’s ambitions and tactics. 145 more words

Fred Hampton on Black Panther Party leadership

“We don’t produce buffoons, we produce leaders,” says Fred Hampton, a 21-year-old leader of the Black Panther Party in Illinois, to the Videofreex in 1969. “…It’s a type of flowing power.” 42 more words

Fred Hampton

The #BlackMarket&FilmFestival is a biannual event initiated by the London-based black awareness group: BlackHistoryStudies. Headed by husband and wife team, the dynamic duo otherwise known as… 495 more words

Inquiry: Black Power

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Black Power: The Working Class Response to the Civil Rights Movement by Ari Schoenburg

Within public memory, understandings of African-American organized protests are commonly divided between the passive resistance of Civil Rights activists and the call to violence of Black Power activists. 3,757 more words