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Former Black Panther Members Assert That the Black Liberation Army Curbed Police Brutality, and Call On Youth to Take Their Place

March 19, 2001

At last week’s conference on the prison industrial complex at Columbia Law School in New York called Critical Resistance East, several former members of the Black Panther Party told their own stories of the party. The Panthers continually returned to the importance of self-defense in the face of police brutality, and called on the youth to take their place.

Sensitive language alert: between 57 and 58 minutes.


  • Thomas Blood McCreary Former member of the New York Black Panther Party

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