Black Power

Black Power

The Civil Rights movement of the early 60s, as led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and inspired by the principles of non-violence, was profoundly altered by the assassination of Dr. King.

On race relations in 1968

The rise of the Black Panthers reflected a new approach to demanding the same rights and respect as whites--the willingness to carry and potentially use weapons in self-defense.

Black Panther newspapers



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