The film Judas and the Black Messiah, dramatizes the attempt of the FBI to destroy the Black Panther Party and one of its greatest leaders, Fred Hampton.
From a tiny handful of activists in Oakland, the Black Panther Party grew to national and international prominence, electrifying millions around the world. In this article, we analyze the party’s history and lessons.
By analyzing the program of the Black Panther Party, many lessons can be learned which can be applied in today’s struggle against capitalist exploitation and oppression.
The period of the 1960s and early 1970s was one of upheaval around the world. The USA was not exempt from these powerful social movements.