If you’re interested in learning about a playwright who created a body of work that told the story of the Black experience and helped to launch the careers of several famous Black actors and actresses then my August Wilson Black History Short is for you.
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If you’re interested in reading a book that explores racism, sexism, and identity through the lens of a Black boy coming of age in Mississippi then my review of “Heavy: An American Memoir” by Kiese Laymon might be for you.
If you’re interested in learning about an organization that overcame entrenched Black voter registration suppression and intimidation to become the majority of registered voters an independent political party then my Lowndes County Freedom Organization (LCFO) Black History Short is for you.
This profile is not meant to be a detailed study of the Black Panther Party but rather a balanced overview of its history. I hope that you might learn something new about the Black Panther Party’s ideology, programs, and controversies. The profile is intended to serve as a rabbit hole, piquing your interest in the organization and then motivating you to seek out more information to form your own opinions.