Two Former Black Pantherz Weigh In On #BlackLivezMatter

AS much as I agree with what he says about face to face meeting etc.. Can you just imagine what the Black Panthers would have accomplished, on top of what they did at the time, if they had what is available today…

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by Cherie Saunders

(L-R) Director Stanley Nelson and film participants Ericka Huggins and Jamal Joseph speak onstage during 'The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution' press conference as part of the PBS portion of the 2016 Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour at Langham Hotel on January 19, 2016 in Pasadena, California.
(L-R) Director Stanley Nelson and film participants Ericka Huggins and Jamal Joseph speak onstage during ‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution’ press conference as part of the PBS portion of the 2016 Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour at Langham Hotel on January 19, 2016 in Pasadena, California.

*The Black Panther Party of the late ‘60s and the current Black Lives Matter movement have a number of similarities.

Both groups began as reactions to police shootings of unarmed African Americans. Certain factions of the media have labeled both “hate groups.” Other parallels include their collective youth, and their embrace of strategic disruption as a means of protest.

Could one argue that the Black Lives Matter movement is The Black Panther Party in the social media age? Former Panther Jamal Joseph says the communication technology utilized by Millennials may get information out in an instant – but faster is…

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