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Colorlines Screenshot of Black Panther Party Members, taken from Okayplayer’s Instagram on October 15, 2015
In this informal census ColorLines.com presents the names of those who are still in prison, who were recently released and who died while incarcerated.
One of the highlights of 2016 was the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party (BPP), which alumni marked with celebrations and gatherings around the country. But a painful side of the 50-year mark is how many former Panthers and affiliates are still languishing in America’s prisons. The context in which members of the BPP and its underground offshoot, the Black Liberation Army (BLA), were charged, tried, convicted and sentenced supports some of their claims of political repression.
The Black Panther Party promoted armed self-defense against rampant police brutality and anti-capitalist revolution. Their militarized stance…
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