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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A TASTE OF POWER: A Black Woman's Story

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Engrossing, jolting, behind-the-scenes memoir by the woman who led the Black Panther Party to mainstream power-brokering without giving up the guns, and who ended up fleeing its violence: a stunning ... Read full review

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When most people think of the Black Panthers they think of Huey Newton, Bobby Seale, or Eldridge Cleaver. Yet Brown worked for several years behind the scenes of the party, and when Newton fled to ... Read full review

Contents

ASSUMPTION
3
YORK STREET
17
WE ARE THE GIRLS WHO DONT TAKE NO STUFF
36
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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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