Greg Doukas felt this stance was senseless, and contacted Lewis Gordon to hear his thoughts. Gordon replied that the attitude was both patronizing and racist. Additionally, Gordon argued, that claim was premised on the idea that the movie was one for black people only.
In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Bell Black Against Empire: Martin Jr University of California Press. While much of the content will be familiar to those who have read existing studies of the Party, this comprehensive history lays bare the expansive political and social reach of the BPP, adding substantial depth.
The book follows a chronological logic, tracing the major turning points in the history of the Party and making clear connections between Party politics and other important contemporaneous social and political formations. Having read several other studies of the Party and the Black Power era, I was most taken with the way the authors illustrate the expansive reach of the BPP.
Calling our attention to all kinds of connections—from a series of lectures by Eldridge Cleaver in the classroom of prominent sociologist Troy Duster to serving as the only recognized ambassadors in Algeria during —19 —the book excels here.
Black Against Empire serves another important purpose. It is impossible to read this book in the contemporary period without noting the remarkable continuity of police abuse against black communities since the Black Power era.
Scholars of US race relations are often expected to reflect on how much has changed or to preface complaints about the current racial situation by acknowledging how far we have come.
But reading this history at this particular historical moment, I was struck by how little has changed.
The stories of police brutality that [End Page 1] mobilized Panther armed police patrols are the same stories that are hashtagged with BlackLivesMatter today. In this way, the book offers an opportunity to look to the past to understand contemporary police brutality and the kinds of strategies that emerge from movements against it.
Another strength of Black Against Empire is the sheer volume of research that went into producing the book. The breadth and depth of the sources amassed to construct the history of the party are nothing short of impressive.
The book in the end is hefty— pages in total, including some 80 or so pages of extensive notes—and is still densely packed. Beyond producing a history of the Party, the authors have contributed to the source material available to researchers. In the end, written by a historian and a sociologist, the book shines in its narrative construction.
As such, the conclusion offers the greatest chance to make a sociological intervention in the analysis of the BPP. On this front, the manuscript leaves significant space for future studies of the Party. Their final analysis centers on three theoretical debates. In the end, they argue that it is some of both—and that widespread opposition to the Vietnam War combined with black economic and politicalIn the second half of the 20th century, black feminism as a political and social movement grew out of black women's feelings of discontent with both the Civil Rights Movement and the feminist movement of the s and s.
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