Tag Archives: Black Panthers

Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | New documentary about the Black Panthers screens in Austin

By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | September 14, 2015 Event: “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” What: Film showing Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Time: 7:30 p.m. Where: The Marchesa Hall and Theatre Address: 6406 North IH35 … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | New documentary about the Black Panthers screens in Austin

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Jay D. Jurie :
Community between the anvil and the hammer

Police violence against African-American communities continues to be a commonplace feature of national life and must be seriously addressed. By Jay D. Jurie | The Rag Blog | July 7, 2015 The Black Panthers: Early proponents of Black Lives Matter … finish reading Jay D. Jurie :
Community between the anvil and the hammer

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Ed Felien :
Rap Brown said it: ‘Violence is as American as cherry pie’

The right to armed self-defense of civil rights workers in the 1960s has been parodied by white right-wing racists defending themselves against the ‘tyranny’ of a federal government run by a black man. By Ed Felien | The Rag Blog … finish reading Ed Felien :
Rap Brown said it: ‘Violence is as American as cherry pie’

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Michael James :
To love we must fight: Serving the people mind, body, and soul, 1969-’76

Through Rising Up Angry, our message, influence, and notoriety ricocheted from kid to kid in neighborhoods across the city and beyond. By Michael James | The Rag Blog | April 23, 2014 [In this series, Michael James is sharing images … finish reading Michael James :
To love we must fight: Serving the people mind, body, and soul, 1969-’76

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FILM / Jonah Raskin : Reviewing ‘Fruitvale’ and Remembering the Panthers

Reviewing Coogler’s Fruitvale Stationand reflecting on the Black Panthers Fruitvale Station shows how far we’ve traveled since the days of the Panthers, and how little we’ve traveled. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | August 12, 2013 The only … finish reading FILM / Jonah Raskin : Reviewing ‘Fruitvale’ and Remembering the Panthers

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : The Panthers and ‘Black Against Empire’

Black Against Empire:The legacy of the Black Panther Party “We didn’t preach to the people, we worked with them.” — Former Black Panther Mumia Abu Jamal By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | February 12, 2013 [Black against Empire: … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : The Panthers and ‘Black Against Empire’

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Aaron Dixon’s ‘My People Are Rising’

My People Are Rising: A Black Panther memoir Aaron Dixon was both a leader and a foot soldier; an intelligent black man in the mid-century United States who knew racism first-hand and wanted to end it. By Ron Jacobs | … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Aaron Dixon’s ‘My People Are Rising’

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BOOKS / Mariann G. Wizard : scott crow’s ‘Black Flags and Windmills’

Black Flags and Windmills:Hope, Anarchy, and the Common Ground Collective scott crow’s book tells of the abandonment of a great American city by the powerful, the refusal of its poorest and most vulnerable citizens to lay down and die, and … finish reading BOOKS / Mariann G. Wizard : scott crow’s ‘Black Flags and Windmills’

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Jonah Raskin : Don Cox, the ‘Wistful’ Panther

Former Black Panther Field Marshal Don Cox — shown with his son in exile in Algiers — died last month. Image from Black Bird Press.Donald Cox, 1936-2011:The beauty of the moon and the passion of the Black Panthers By Jonah … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Don Cox, the ‘Wistful’ Panther

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Felix Shafer : Mourning for Marilyn Buck, Part II

Mourning for activist, poet, and political prisoner Marilyn Buck, shown at three stages of her life.The blue afterwards:Mourning for Marilyn, Part II By Felix Shafer / The Rag Blog / January 13, 2011 Part two of three [On December 13, … finish reading Felix Shafer : Mourning for Marilyn Buck, Part II

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Judy Gumbo Albert : Gun Show After Tucson

Checking it out at Crossroads of the West Gun Show. Image from Spirit of the Sportsman.Tactically armed citizens:Gun show after Tucson By Judy Gumbo Albert / The Rag Blog / January 25, 2011 Like most Americans, I’ve been wrestling — … finish reading Judy Gumbo Albert : Gun Show After Tucson

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Friday in Austin : Free Marilyn Now!

CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE Join us in Austin this Friday:Free Marilyn Buck Now! By Alice Embree / The Rag Blog / June 23, 2010 A benefit for Marilyn Buck this Friday, June 25, will raise funds and gather healing … finish reading Friday in Austin : Free Marilyn Now!

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