The Black Panther Party and the American Indian Movement: Private


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The Black Panther Party and the American Indian Movement: PRIVATE 
Analogues of Grassroots Resistance
The late 1960s marked a radical turning point in the relationship between the African American and Native American peoples and mainstream American society. Large numbers of people in both minority populations, historically disadvantaged and dispossessed, arrived at the conclusion that traditional methods of achieving political and social goals by working within the European American-dominated political system were ineffective. In this atmosphere two organizations – the Black Panther Party and the American Indian Movement – incarnated the aspirations, and the challenges, facing both peoples. This essay will explore the complex...
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