Friday, February 15, 2019

Black History Month (7): The Black Panther Party and Blacks on the Left

For today’s post—our seventh—in recognition, honor, and celebration of Black History Month, we are sharing two related bibliographies: the Black Panther Party, and Blacks on the Left.
Images: (above) The provision of medical care and service at one of the Black Panther Party’s free medical clinics (People’s Free Medical Clinic/PFMC).* (below) Bill Whitfield of the Black Panther chapter in Kansas City serves free breakfast to children before they go to school, April 16, 1969. (Photograph by William P. Straeter, AP) 
* See Alondra Nelson’s Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight Against Medical Discrimination (University of Minnesota Press, 2011).


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