Violence: The Black Panthers

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The Black Panthers were, as society would best describe, a violent organization with good intentions. Their mechanism of communication was violent which reflected on the image that they held. They believed that non violence would diminish the movement of civil rights. As a result their method was to galvanize those in power to change laws for the benefit of black citizens. Though the organization was “the number one threat to the internal security of the United States” stated by J. Edgar Hoover, the head of the FBI, The Black Panthers only set out to change circumstances for the better. “They organized dozens of community programs such as free breakfast for children, health clinics and shoes for children” (C N Trueman). Polls in different
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