Black Panthers

Many may lay claim to the “Black Panthers” name, but the 761st Tank Battalion of World War II, were one of the first groups to use it. The tank unit is considered by the U.S. Army as the first Black armed tank unit to enter combat during World War II. The 761st was comprised of […]

Afeni Shakur Davis passed away last night in a hospital in California.  An emergency 911 call was made for a possible cardiac arrest.  The police responded and she was rushed to the hospital but passed away around 10:34pm last night.  Shakur was a Black Panther, an Activist, and a philanthropist.  Our hearts go out to […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda, star of the hip-hop-inspired Broadway play Hamilton, brought his rhymes with him during a visit to the White House on Monday

Former Black Panther Sekou Odinga and Black Lives Matter activist Larry Fellows may come from different Black liberation movements, but both understand that to truly celebrate Black History Month, we must dig deeper.

Social media, while effective, is also where modern-day surveillance thrives. Here, Black Lives Matter activist Arielle Newton and former Black Panther Rosemari Mealy discuss the pros and cons.

Social media, while effective, is also where modern-day surveillance thrives. Here, Black Lives Matter activist Arielle Newton and former Black Panther Rosemari Mealy discuss the pros and cons.

Stanley Nelson’s critically-acclaimed documentary The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution aired on PBS last night and quickly became the number one trending topic on Twitter. While the film wasn’t without its controversy, much like its subject matter, it was a powerful chronicle of the Party’s enduring, often misunderstood legacy. It’s impossible to break down an entire […]

Here are five icons who were once connected to the party.

  The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution is available today on DVD and Blu-Ray. Emmy Award winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson‘s captivating documentary dives into…

While the image of the Black Panther Party often conjures one of a man in the signature beret carrying a gun, women were right there alongside the men of the party, making up an estimated 50 percent of membership.

It's unfortunate that some people just won't let Beyoncé be great! A group is planning an "Anti-Bey" protest outside of the NFL headquarters.