By Herb Boyd,Lance Tooks
A crowd of onlookers gawked from the sidewalk as 4 younger black males wearing black leather-based jackets and berets leaped from a Volkswagen, each one of them wielding shotguns with bandoliers strapped throughout their our bodies. The younger males surrounded white cops who had accosted a black guy and had him spread-eagled opposed to a building.
The younger males didn't say a observe because the cops watched them nervously, their eyes mounted at the shotguns. one of many younger males held a wide legislation ebook in his hand…This was once the Black Panther get together in perfect motion. the true story—the entire story—was either extra and not more heroic.
So begins Black Panthers For Beginners. The past due Nineteen Sixties, whilst the Panthers captured the mind's eye of the nation’s formative years, was once a time of legislation. whereas their livid passage was once marked by way of dying, destruction and govt sabotage, the Panthers left an instructive legacy for an individual who dares to problem the system.
Herb Boyd has performed exhaustive study, tested the claims of all events concerned, and boiled the tale all the way down to “the truth.” We think this is often the main honest e-book out there, yet each one Panther has his or her personal tale to inform. we advise that you just try out the tales of the entire Black Panthers.
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Black Panthers For Beginners by Herb Boyd,Lance Tooks