Black women played a key role in the Panthers’ International Chapter in Algeria. A new book attempts to tell some part of this history. We will be digging in critically to see what stories of women can be gleaned from Elaine Mokhtefi’s Algiers, Third World Capital: Freedom Fighters, Revolutionaries, Black Panthers (2018).
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On the Question of Feminism
October 22, 2016 #BPP50 Dispatch Questions about feminism and women’s roles have danced around the margins of the BPP50 gathering. The question of how Black women activists in the 60s and 70s understood feminism has vexed scholars and intrigued activists because, although they were not part of explicitly Black feminist organizations, they embodied strength, battled…
From Oakland to the World
Live dispatch from #BPP50 10/21/16 The Black Panther Party had global impact and Black women often were on the front lines of Panther diplomacy, international solidarity efforts and political travel. Today’s panel featured women who played a key role in the Panthers’ International Headquarters in Algiers, Algeria. These activists shared stories about their lives abroad…
Point Five: The Panthers Revolutionary Approach to Education From #BPP50 Dispatch We want education for our people that exposes the true nature of this decadent American society. We want education that teaches us our true history and our role in the present-day society. We believe in an educational system that will give to our people a…