Black Panthers

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Designer Reinterprets 'Army Men' Toys As Proud Black Activists

“They carry no guns and are a tribute to a community that has come from so little to create opportunities that have led to so much,” said “Black Army Men” creator Arielle Wilkins. 

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Afeni Shakur Honored at Brooklyn Memorial Service

Black Panthers leaders joined Shakur’s family at the House of the Lord Church to honor the activist and mother of Tupac Shakur.

Must-See Interview: Black Panther Albert Woodfox, Free After 43 Years in Solitary

Woodfox is the last of the Angola 3 to be released from prison.

3-Person Anti-Beyoncé Protest Dwarfed by Nearby Counterprotest

One of the anti-Beyoncé protesters didn’t even see the singer’s performance. 

WATCH: Trailer for 'The Black Panthers' Doc Ahead of Tonight's PBS Premiere

“The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” airs tonight on PBS at 9 p.m. EST

Activists Describe How They Got Beyoncé's Backup Dancers to Demand Justice for Mario Woods

Mic spoke to the activists responsible for passing a sign to the dancers at Super Bowl 50. Here’s the story. 

Beyoncé, Dancers Channel Black Panthers Iconography at Super Bowl

They commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Black Panthers at Super Bowl 50, with the dancers later demanding justice for Mario Woods. 

Fundraiser Friday: 'An American Nightmare' Documentary Series Will Explore American Racism's Roots

The organizations behind this documentary series are crowdfunding via Kickstarter to tell the story of black labor and activism in the face of historical racism. 

VIDEO: D'Angelo and Bobby Seale Talk Black Power and Protest Music

The legendary Black Panthers co-founder and R&B superstar talk protest music and  the Black Power movement while driving around Cali’s Bay Area.

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Kicks Off Today in NYC

The festival runs from today through June 21st. 

Why It's Important for White Audiences to See Black Films

Kelley L. Carter reports from the very white Sundance Film Festival in Utah.

Watch the Trailer for Stanley Nelson's New Documentary on the Black Panthers

The film premieres at Sundance this week.

Richard Aoki, the FBI, and the Long (Ongoing) Saga of State Spying

A damning new report alleges that the late Black Panther Richard Aoki may have worked as an FBI informant. But is state intervention in progressive movements inevitable?

Former Black Panther Richard Aoki Named an FBI Informant

The man who armed the Black Panthers turns out to have been an FBI informant.