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Published: 04 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373537-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7353-7
... This chapter examines the Panthers’ evolving gun politics. It contextualizes the BPP’s stance on armed self-defense as part of a nationwide conversation by black nationalists and elements of the New Left and traces the roots of the Panthers’ engagement with armed self-defense to the political...
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By Robyn C. Spencer
Published: 04 November 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7353-7
... armed self-defense police brutality police monitoring Sacramento Incident ...
Published: 04 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373537-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7353-7
... This chapter explores the BPP’s growth from a local to national movement and the changing role of armed self-defense in the party. It analyzes the relationships between the local branches and the national office, especially in the Bay Area, and the Panthers’ embrace of third-party politics...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-103
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The political career of Marcelo Quiroga Santa Cruz (1931–80) followed an unusual trajectory—from a privileged family background, he gradually developed a thoroughgoing critique of class domination and eventually took an uncompromising stand on behalf of socialism, democracy, and national self...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... in the Santa Cruz region, not least those of European and mestizo descent. Leaders of the Santa Cruz autonomy movement have argued that Camba Nation’s founding was not a simple response to the increasing visibility of firebrand social leaders like Felipe Quispe advocating Indian self-government or Evo Morales...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... search to transcend the deep chasm between self and other and to reconcile the truths of love and death. Saenz was fascinated by the city’s dark underside and nocturnal fringes, and he captured the soul of its ancient, twisting streets and decaying neighborhoods in atmospheric prose. His exotic...