Film & Discussion, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revoluntion
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This Stanley Nelson documentary tells the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, one of the 20th century’s most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world’s attention for nearly 50 years.
This 2-hour film depicts the true story of the Black Panther Party, USA, its vanguard free breakfast programs and its self-defense strategies to combat police brutality and harassment of African Americans. It was a movement that captured the imaginations and hearts of many young African American men and women who were looking for a viable means of repelling oppression and racial discrimination during the heights of the Black Movement. It also depicts that the party\’s perceived threat toView more
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A discussion will follow immediately after completion of the film. A former member of the Flint branch of the BPP may be in attendance.
G-2040 W. Carpenter Road, Flint, MI 48505