Actors David Oyelowo and Yaya Dacosta pose as members of The Black Panther Party while making Lee Daniels’ The Butler.

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picksnfros:  Emory Douglas

"Criteria of Negro Art" - Emory Douglas, the Ministry of Culture for the Black Panther Party, was a graphic artist; his art personifies Du Bois' idea that "all art is propaganda and ever must be"

Black Panthers in Defermery Park, Oakland, CA (1968)

Stephen Shames, Three Panthers- H/C of Panthers in Defermery Park, Oakland Vintage gelatin silver print

You must live by this amazing code, a purely Biblical code.

But somehow blacks in America, as a culture,.are doing the COMPLETE OPPOSITE to this "Black Code", while justifying to each other that "being legitimately black" means being and doing things that are "ANTI BLACK".

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1971 Black Panther movement march in support of the Black community. By Neil Kenlock

"Black Panther Movement Fights for Justice for All Black People" Young men of the Black Panther movement march in support of black community, 1971 by Neil Kenlock.

"Black Panther Party: "The Black Panther Party (originally the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense) was an African-American revolutionary socialist organization active in the United States from 1966 until 1982. The Black Panther Party achieved national and international notoriety through its involvement in the Black Power movement and U.S. politics of the 1960s and 1970s..." (Wikipedia)

Black Panther national chairman, Bobby Seale, with defense minister, Huey Newton. They were the founders of the Black Power movement in One of results of the black power movement was the forming of the black panther party

Black Panthers from Sacramento, Free Huey Rally, Bobby Hutton Memorial Park, Oakland, August 25, 1968

Photojournalist Pirkle Jones, 1914-2009

I imagine this to be the Free Heuy and Bobby Hutton Rawling Delphine talked about in the text " one crazy summer". Black Panthers from Sacramento, Free Huey Rally, Bobby Hutton Memorial Park, Oakland, August 1968

Angela Davis (born Jan 26, 1944) is an American political activist, scholar, and author. Davis was most politically active during the late 1960s through the 1970s and was associated with the Communist Party USA, the Civil Rights Movement and the Black Panther Party.

“Power and Equality” Artist: Shepard Fairey, OBEY Angela Davis: former Black Panther, UCSC Professor, and Political Activist (sooo sad I had this as a shirt but it got ruined in the wash!

Kathleen Cleaver, Angela Davis, Elaine Brown, Assata Shakur

30 Day Real Black History Challenge 2014 – Week Four (#30DayRBHC)

Kathleen Neal Cleaver in San Francisco, California.

Life with the Black Panthers

Kathleen Neal Cleaver- Former press secretary spokeswoman of the Black Panther Party Yale Law School grad and current professor.