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Huey: Spirit of the Panther

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Huey P. Newton remains one of the most misunderstood political figures of the twentieth century. As cofounder and leader of the Black Panther Party for more than twenty years, Newton (1942-1989) was at the forefront of the radical political activism of the 1960s and '70s. Raised in poverty in Oakland, California, and named for corrupt Louisiana governor Huey P. Long, Newton embodied both the passions and the contradictions of the civil rights movement he sought to advance. In this first authorized biography, Newton's former chief of staff David Hilliard teams up with best-selling authors Keith and Kent Zimmerman to tell the whole story of the man behind the organization that FBI director J. Edgar Hoover infamously dubbed "the greatest threat to the internal security of the country."

Synopsis:

Huey P. Newton, the cofounder and leader of the Black Panther Party for more than 20 years, remains one of the most misunderstood political figures of the 20th century. In this first authorized biography, Hilliard, Newton's former chief of staff, reveals Newton's untold story.

About the Author

As chief of staff of the Black Panther Party, David Hilliard was actively involved in every major activity of the best-recognized and most feared African-American organization of the 1960s and '70s. He is the author of "This Side of Glory," a memoir that tells the story of his involvement in the Black Panthers, and the coeditor, with Don Weise, of "The Huey P. Newton Reader."

Keith and Kent Zimmerman are coauthors of the international best-seller "Rotten: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs" with former Sex Pistols frontman Johnny Rotten; "Sing My Way Home: Voices of the New American Roots Rock"; and the New York Times best-seller "Hell's Angel: The Life and Times of Sonny Barger and the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club." The Zimmermans live in Oakland, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781560258377
Subtitle:
Spirit of the Panther
With:
Zimmerman, Keith
With:
Zimmerman, Keith
With:
Zimmerman, Kent
Author:
Hilliard, David
Author:
Zimmerman, Keith
Author:
Hilliard, David L.
Author:
Zimmerman, Kent
Author:
Newton, Fredrika
With:
Zimmerman, Kent
Publisher:
Basic Books
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Political
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Civil Rights
Subject:
Radicals
Subject:
Black power
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights
Subject:
Political Science-Political Freedom & Security - Civil Right
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
POL040000
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20051220
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in 16.50 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Huey P. Newton, the cofounder and leader of the Black Panther Party for more than 20 years, remains one of the most misunderstood political figures of the 20th century. In this first authorized biography, Hilliard, Newton's former chief of staff, reveals Newton's untold story.
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