The Black Panther Party

The Black Panther Party

A Graphic Novel History

Graphic Novel - 2021 | First edition
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"Founded in Oakland, California, in 1966, the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense was a radical political organization that stood in defiant contrast to the mainstream civil rights movement. This gripping illustrated history explores the impact and significance of the Panthers, from their social, educational, and healthcare programs that were designed to uplift the Black community to their battle against police brutality through citizen patrols and frequent clashes with the FBI, which targeted the Party from its outset. Using dramatic comic book-style retellings and illustrated profiles of key figures, The Black Panther Party captures the major events, people, and actions of the Party, as well as their cultural and political influence and enduring legacy."--book jacket.
Publisher: [Emeryville] California : Ten Speed Press, [2021]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2021
ISBN: 9781984857705
1984857703
Characteristics: 183 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Anderson, Marcus Kwame 1976-

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"Containing the informational density of a textbook and the brisk page compositions, dramatic framing, characterful art, and rich colors of a comic book, Walker and Anderson's work covers the titular organization's history as revolutionary group and its less-documented dedication to communit... Read More »


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