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Black Thought and Culture

This database includes more than 100,000 pages of monographs, speeches, essays, articles, and interviews written by leaders within the black community from earliest times to 1975. It includes the only full run of The Black Panther—the party's newspaper—and 2,500 pages of oral history interviews recorded by the former Black Panther David Hilliard. Teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, veterans, entertainers, and others are also represented within the scope of the database.

 

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