The Campus and the Street: Race, Migration, and the Origins of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, CA

@article{Murch2007TheCA,
  title={The Campus and the Street: Race, Migration, and the Origins of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, CA},
  author={Donna Murch},
  journal={Souls},
  year={2007},
  volume={9},
  pages={333 - 345}
}
  • D. Murch
  • Published 6 December 2007
  • History
  • Souls
The great exodus of poor people out of the South during World War II sprang from the hope for a better life in the big cities of the North and West. In search of freedom, they left behind centuries of southern cruelty and repression. The futility of that search is now history. The Black communities of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Newark, Brownsville, Watts, Detroit, and many others stand as testament that racism is as oppressive in the North as in the South. Oakland is no different. Huey Newton 1 

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