The Black Panther Party Reexamined: A Study Guide
Many books, collections and images have presented the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, Huey Newton, Fred Hampton, Assata Shakur, Eldridge Cleaver and any of the people associated with the party over its history. As the best known Black revolutionary formation, the Black Panthers still capture the imaginations of many people. The following downloadable PDF files present writings on the Black Panthers that give a different look at the organization and may educate readers to look at the Panthers in fresh ways.
- Notes On The Black Panther Party, Its Basic Working Papers and Policy Statements [PDF] by the late Safiya Buhkari, a primer on the Black Panther Party and its politics.
- An Introduction to the Black Panther Party [PDF] by the John Brown Society (1968)
- Capitalism Plus Dope Equals Genocide [PDF] – one of the Black Panther Party’s definitive statements on drug culture.
- Panther Sisters on Women’s Liberation [PDF] discusses sexism in the Black Panther Party.
- Black Liberation Army Study Guide, 1977-1978 [PDF] covers the politics and work of the Black Panther Party’s military wing, the Black Liberation Army.
- Black Liberation Army Political Dictionary [PDF] features definitions of various political and ideological terms and jargon.
- An Interview with George Jackson [PDF], conducted by journalist Karen Wahl.
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