New PDF release: My People Are Rising: Memoir of a Black Panther Party

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By Aaron Dixon,Judson L. Jeffries

"This booklet is a relocating memoir event: a needs to learn. The dramatic lifestyles cycle upward thrust of a younger sixties political innovative, my pal Aaron Dixon."—Bobby Seale, founding chairman and nationwide organizer of the Black Panther occasion, 1966 to 1974

"My everyone is emerging: A Memoir of a Black Panther occasion Captain is the main real publication ever written by way of a member of the Black Panther occasion. Aaron Dixon does a good activity of featuring lifestyles within the celebration from the viewpoint of a foot soldier—a warrior for the reason for innovative swap and black strength in the United States. He pulls no punches and holds not anything again in writing truthfully approximately these instances (late Sixties and through the Nineteen Seventies) as he effectively provides a visible photo of the braveness, dedication, and occasionally surprising brutality of lifestyles as a Panther activist. this can be an unforgettable needs to learn book!"—Larry Gossett, chair, Metropolitan King County Council

In an period of stark racial injustice and decisive motion, Aaron Dixon committed his lifestyles to the fight for switch, founding the Seattle bankruptcy of the Black Panther get together in 1968 at age nineteen. via his eyes, we see the braveness of a iteration that stood as much as injustice, their political triumphs and tragedies, and the unforgettable legacy of Black Power.

Aaron Dixon was once co-founder and captain of the Seattle bankruptcy of the Black Panther social gathering. He has because based numerous non-profits for Seattle formative years and run as a eco-friendly celebration candidate within the 2006 Senate race. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

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