Wednesday, 15 May 2013

BLACK PANTHERS IN THE CASBAH, ALGIERS 1969




In 1969, the Black Panthers suffered political repression forcing them into exile. When Algeria was the refuge of all progressive revolutionaries, they visited Algiers for African Cultural Festival. This little-known aspect of the history of the Black Panthers shows how the struggle for the independence of Algeria and the writings of Frantz Fanon influenced their thinking and action in the black ghettos of the United States.

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