Tag Archives: Black Panther Party

Cynthia McKinney Pens Two Open Letters to President Trump

Cynthia McKinney, the former Democratic congresswoman who ran for president as the Green Party nominee in 2008 and who has since joined the Libertarian Party, penned two open letters to President Donald Trump dated yesterday and today.  The letters, which McKinney posted on her official website, present a path forward for President Trump to earn the support of African Americans like McKinney.… Read more ...

The Socialist: “Town Hall” Interview with Socialist Party USA’s Vice Presidential Candidate Angela Nicole Walker

From The Socialist:

SP-USA members from around the country submitted questions to Brooke Shannon who compiled them into one town hall interview. Angela Nicole Walker provided answers in November 2015; in between national days of action, doing lots of great work, and all around hustling for justice in Milwaukee, WI.Read more ...

“Town Hall” Interview with Socialist Party USA’s Presidential Candidate Mimi Soltysik

From Jen McClellan at The Socialist:

Jen: I’m here with Mimi Soltysik who has recently been nominated as the presidential candidate of the SPUSA. Mimi, would you say a few words before we get started.

Mimi: Yes, I would. First, I want to thank The Socialist for the chance to participate in this interview.… Read more ...

New York City Councilman to Run For Governor Under Freedom Democratic Party

Charles Barron is a current New York City Councilman who is dissatisfied with the state of the city’s affairs and with the Democratic Party in general. He says he will run for Governor as a member of a new party, which will be called the New York Freedom Democratic Party. This is an allusion to the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, a civil rights-oriented party in Mississippi which sought to be recognized by the National Committee of the Democratic Party in 1964 as the official state affiliate, but was rebuffed.… Read more ...

Comparing the Tea Party and the Black Panther Party

In this intriguing article by Cord Jefferson at TheRoot.com, a comparison is made between the tea party movement and the Black Panther Party.

They were armed to the teeth. They were mad. They gathered at public buildings, guns tucked into their waistlines, demanding limited governmental authority and the right to self-determination.

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New Black Panther Party denies charges of racism

By Johnny Edwards in The City Core

Before marching through Cherry Tree Crossing with armed members of the New Black Panther Party – as an observing journalist, of course – I knew very little about the group.

My covering the protest Monday happened spur of the moment. The day started with an assignment to cover the funeral of Justin Elmore, killed in a police shooting Dec.

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Cynthia McKinney Campaign heads to Seattle

Posted by Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch.

The Washington Power to the People Campaign is bringing Cynthia McKinney to Seattle Sunday Oct. 26 and Monday Oct. 27.

Sunday, October 26, 2008

* 3pm – 7pm
“Vote…Then What?
From The Day After The Election Onward: Strategies for Community Organizing, Greening & Reconstruction”
Umojafest Peace Center
24th Ave & E Spring St, Seattle
The public is invited to attend.

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BlackCommentator.com editorial praises McKinney

In the current issue of The Black Commentator released today, Cynthia McKinney receives energetic plaudits from Larry Pinkney, a veteran of the Black Panther Party:

Cynthia is running for President of the United States of America, not as a Democratic or Republican Party [i.e. Republicrat] hustler, but as the real people’s candidate.

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