From the Bullet to the Ballot: The Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party and Racial Coalition Politics in Chicago

Jakobi Williams


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The first full story of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party, which developed a militant, multiracial "Rainbox Coalition" against capitalism and white supremacy. The story takes us through the police murder of Chairman Fred Hampton at the Party's height, the subsequent deployment of the Panthers' coalition tactics in the electoral realm, and the appropriation of the "Rainbow Coalition" term by Jesse Jackson.

ISBN 9781469622101
List price $29.95
Publisher The University of North Carolina Press
Year of publication 2015
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