Basic Black

Power To The People, Then and Now

Season 2016 Episode 36 | 26m 46s

The Black Panther Party for Self Defense sought to dramatically challenge racism in America. Carrying their guns in plain sight and raising their fists in defiance, they made no attempt to hide their goals for a complete revolution, galvanizing a generation to take pride in being black. Panelists: Phillip Martin, WGBH News; Kim McLarin, Emerson College; and Andrew Leong, UMass Boston.

Aired: 02/19/16

Rating: NR

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