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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Brown grows up like many black leaders I've read about, trying to do well, be respectable and respected despite her the obstacles her race presents to her. She has an absentee father and an ... Read full review

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User Review  - Maruk - Goodreads

Informative and insightful. It was refreshing to read a detailed account on the movement from a woman's perspective. The book highlights the pros and pitfalls of the Party as well as her own personal ... Read full review

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About the author (1992)

Elaine Brown is an American prison activist, writer, singer, and former Black Panther Party chairman who is based in Oakland, California.


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