Medical Self Defense and the Black Panther Party

Alondra Nelson

In her new book, Columbia professor Alondra Nelson documents the multifaceted (and under-reported) health activism of the Panthers.

Fred Hampton, Barack Obama, and the American Urban Poor

Fred Hampton

Hampton was fond of extending the traditional Panther slogan of “Power to the People” to an explicitly inclusive level: “All Power to all people. White Power to White people; Brown Power to Brown people; Yellow Power to Yellow people; Black Power to Black people.”