The Black Panther Party in a City Near You.

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Jeffries, Judson L., ed. The Black Panther Party in a City Near You. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, pp. 218, ISBN: 0820351970.

This volume looks at Black Panther Party (BPP) activity in sites outside Oakland, California, the most studied BPP locale and the one long associated with oversimplified and underdeveloped narratives about, and distorted images of the organization. The cities covered in this volume are Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, and Washington, D.C. The contributors examine official BPP branches and chapters as well as offices of the...

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