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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Elbert “Big Man” Howard, a co-founder of the Black Panther Party […]

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Elbert "Big Man" Howard, a co-founder of the Black Panther Party, has died at age 80.

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Former Black Panther Party activist Assata Shakur was cut a check for $15,000 earlier this […]

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Candace Owens, the director of urban engagement for conservative student organization Turning Point USA, recently told Fox and Friends hosts that the National Rifle Association (NRA) was founded as a civil rights organization that trained Black people to arm themselves.

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Fred Hampton (1948-1969) Hampton was a Black activist and deputy chairman of the Illinois Black […]

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Facing fierce backlash from conservative critics, the National Park Service has canceled plans to fund […]

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The pages of history overflow with tales of white American heroes. Rehashed again and again […]

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October 15 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense — that black revolutionary and socialist organization — in Oakland, California. The Panthers represent an important chapter in American history and in the country’s struggle for racial, social and economic justice. Fully half a century since its formation, the message and […]

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By David A. Love Observing all of the activity coming out of the U.S. Department […]

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