The Black Panthers’ Revolution Never Ends

The history of Seattle’s Black Panther Party and its influence on current activists.

South Seattle Emerald

As the Seattle Black Panther Party marks its 50th anniversary, its revolutionary force lives on.

by Marcus Harrison Green

Whether the weapons used are ideas or artillery, revolutions will always be soul-cripplingly brutal. Complexity and commotion are their base ingredients—neither of which is surprising considering revolutions are a result of a faction with an idea of “what society ought to be” furiously raging against the established “what society is.”

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