Basic Black

Power To The People, Then and Now

Season 2016 Episode 36 | 26m 46s

The Black Panther Party for Self Defense fought to challenge racism in America. By raising their fists in defiance, they sought complete revolution, galvanizing a generation to take pride in being black. Panelists: Phillip Martin, WGBH News senior investigative reporter; Kim McLarin, associate professor at Emerson College; and Andrew Leong, professor at UMass Boston.

Aired: 02/19/16

Rating: NR

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