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Intercommunal Youth Institute

  • Jade LockardEmail author
  • Andrea D. Lewis
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Abstract

This chapter highlights the accomplishments and historical significance of the Black Panther Party, which operated schools to revitalize the teaching of urban children across the country. The chapter also offers a critical analysis of the role the Black Panther Party had in contributing to the growth and development of education in the African American community, especially as it relates to civil rights in America.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Spelman CollegeAtlantaUSA

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