The Woman Question: Gender Dynamics within the Black Panther Party

  title={The Woman Question: Gender Dynamics within the Black Panther Party},
  author={Antwanisha Alameen-Shavers},
  journal={Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men},
  pages={33 - 62}
The BPP’s gendered political praxis was groundbreaking for the era, but, like most human creations, was not without issue. Utilizing a gendered-focused Afrocentric methodological approach, this article is a critical examination of the Black Panther Party’s philosophical perspective on gender equality, the ways in which its philosophy shaped the types of policies implemented, and the level of success achieved by such implementation for the sole purpose of understanding past errors in order to… 
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