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RETURN OF THE CHICAGO SEVEN

September 23 in history:

Senator Richard Nixon had to give the biggest speech of his political career on this date in 1952.  Nixon’s role as Dwight Eisenhower’s running mate in the presidential election was in jeopardy, because of questions about a fund used to help him pay campaign expenses.   132 more words

Today In History

New posts: Frank Zappa & Bobby Seale

Cultural history has everything to tell us about our present dilemmas which is my simple and short explanation of why I’ve devoted the majority of my professional writing life to researching the lives of the heroes and sheroes of American arts and letters and where they meet the political and social issues of our own lives and times. 337 more words

Arts And Culture

All Power to All the People

I had the great honor to see Bobby Seale, civil rights leader and co-founder (with Huey P. Newton) of the Black Panther Party speak live in Berkeley tonight. 1,327 more words

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The Road to the Promised Land, Part VI

Willie Mae’s Biscuits*

Much has been written analyzing the sociological factors and the history of racism in America. However, I have found that, in spite of this, even the most educated of my friends not raised in the South have found my stories about living it hard to believe. 8,852 more words

Jentri's Background

Fact 20: The Black Panther Party

The Black Panther Party was founded in 1966 in Oakland, California by Bobby Seale and Huey Newton. The group was made for self-defense to patrol and protect blacks neighborhoods from police brutality. 460 more words

History

Black Panther: A News Reel Video

Today’s blog was written by Dr. Tina L. Ligon, Lead Archivist at the National Archives at College Park, Maryland

The ideology of Black Power promotes cultural appreciation and black self-determination. 278 more words

Tina L. Ligon