book: ‘the black panthers speak’ is back in print!

April 15, 2014

‘The Black Panthers Speak’ is back in print! This book features writings by Huey P. Newton, Bobby Seale, Eldridge Cleaver, David Hilliard, and Fred Hampton, Kathleen Cleaver and other Panther women. You can get it from publisher Haymarket Books here.
Info: “From its founding by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale in 1966 to contemporary attempts to censor its history and revise its significance, the Black Panther Pary has aroused fear, hope, misunderstanding, pride, vilification, and government-sponsored repression. This is the first and only collection of the most vital, representative writings of the Party. It fiercely refuted the wanton distortion of its militant, public-spirited history and its fundamental role in the Black liberation movement. Here are Huey P. Newton, Bobby Seale, Eldridge Cleaver, David Hilliard, and Fred Hampton; Kathleen Cleaver and other Panther women; teh Party’s court battles and acquittals; and its positions on Black separatism, the power structure, the police, violence, and education, as well as songs, poems, and political cartoons. This book explains exactly what the Black Panthers stood for and what issues they confronted, almost all of which remain unresolved today. Philip S. Foner (December 14, 1910 – December 13, 1994) was an American historian and professor who taught and lectured all over the world. He wrote and edited more than a hundred books, including the ten-volume History of the Labor Movement in the United States and the five-volume Life and Writings of Frederick Douglass.”