A protest led by the Black Student Union at the University of Washington at Seattle, 1968.
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Washington isn’t a state that typically comes to mind in discussions about student-led protests from the Civil Rights Movement. A Black history professor seeks to change that with a new book.
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Direct action can make the demands of a mainstream movement seem reasonable.
Yacef Saadi (R), military leader of the FLN National Liberation Front networks of the autonomous zone of Algiers, poses after being captured at the end of the “Battle of Algiers”.
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The film showed how a country can win militarily, but still lose the battle for ‘hearts and minds’.
Members of the Black Panther Party outside the High Point property raided by police.
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In the early hours of Feb. 10, 1971, heavily armed officers moved in on a house occupied by Black Panther activists – marking a policing trajectory toward a more militarized response to Black activism.
Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema at an election rally.
The EFF’s militarised aesthetic is more than a sideshow. It forms a key part of its spectacle-oriented brand of politics.
Actors Laura Harrier and John David Washington humorously and believably drive home the film’s strong racial irony.
BlacKkKlansman is more than a good story: it expertly weaves together comedy with serious drama to bring the story of past racism to illuminate our present day issues.
In the work of many rappers today, the legacy of Tupac Shakur lives on.
Tupac’s sensitivity, intelligence and creativity confronted the hostile forces that antagonized black youth across the country in the 1970s and 1980s.
The Black Panthers and Young Patriots hold a press conference in 1969.
In this article from 2017, a look at the coordination of strategy between white and Black activists to fight systemic class oppression.
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Dressing like a Black Panther at the Super Bowl was always going to raise a few eyebrows – and that was the point.