Synopses & Reviews
A controversial, engrossing revisionist assessment of Huey Newton, the civil rights movement, and the Black Panther Party, The Shadow of the Panther "will awaken profound misgivings--about gun-barrel rhetoric, about armed rebellion, about the ambiguities of justice" (The New Yorker). Photos.
The first complete and balanced history of the Black Panther Party
About the Author
Hugh Pearson is currently an editorial page writer for The Wall Street Journal. His writing has also appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The New Republic, Essence, and other publications. A graduate of Brown University, he lives in New York City.