A Taste of Power: A Black Woman's Story

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Anchor Books, 1992 - Social Science - 452 pages
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By August 1974, the Black Panthers were a national organization to be reckoned with, supported by millions of blacks as well as white liberals. How Brown came to leadership in this paramilitary, male-dominated organization, and what she did with that power, is an unsparing story of self-discovery. Photos.

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User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

I loved her back story but wasn't as enthralled by the Panthers' story. She's amazing. But the Panthers and their violence...couldn't get on board. Read full review

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User Review  - Simone - Goodreads

This book definitely opens your eyes to the my agony going on within the movement...something people want to ignore. Read full review

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About the author (1992)

Elaine Brown became, in 1974, the first and only woman to lead the Black Panther Party. Today, as an activist, writer and popular lecturer, she promotes the vision of an inclusive and egalitarian society, focusing on resolving problems of race, gender oppression and class disparity in the United States.

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