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Do you know anything about the Black Panther Party?

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Hello,

Yes, the Black Panther party was a political party and movement that began in the 1960's as a way of empowering blacks.  It encouraged blacks to make use of their right to bear arms, challenged police abuse and other elements of white privilege.  You can read more about them here:

http://www.marxists.org/history/usa/workers/black-panthers/

- Mike  

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Michael Troy

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I can answer just about any question on early American History. My specialties are the American Revolution through the Civil War/Reconstruction. I also have greater expertise in matters relating to military, political or legal history.

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I have lectured at George Washington University regarding the Civil War, as well as several elementary school Civil War demonstrations. I was also a member of a Civil War reenactment group for about 10 years.

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http://unlearnedhistory.blogspot.com

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J.D. University of Michigan B.A. George Washington University

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Truman Scholar

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