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The Four Histories of Black Power: The Black Nationalist Sector and Its Impact on American Society

  title={The Four Histories of Black Power: The Black Nationalist Sector and Its Impact on American Society},
  author={Fabio Guillermo Rojas and W Carson Byrd},
Interest in the Black Power movement and its various political, social, and cultural organizations remains high among scholars and members of the Black community. Scholarship on these organizations and the movement’s overall trajectory often discusses how these organizations faltered by not fulfilling their role of leading the Black community in the post-Civil Rights era. In this paper, we revise this view with a survey of scholarship on the many organizations that defined the Black Power… 

How Social Movements Interact with Organizations and Fields

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“Peace with Justice”: Bishop Mark J. Hurley and the San Francisco State College Strike

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Moving beyond the rhetoric: a comment on Szetela’s critique of the Black Lives Matter movement

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Up South: Civil Rights and Black Power in Philadelphia

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Repression breeds resistance: The black liberation army and the radical legacy of the black panther party

Abstract Recent scholarship argues the Black Panther Party (BPP) existed from 1966 to 1982. Many activists and scholars argue that the BPP only existed as a revolutionary organization from 1966 until