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By Aaron Dixon,Judson L. Jeffries

"This e-book is a relocating memoir event: a needs to learn. The dramatic lifestyles cycle upward thrust of a younger sixties political innovative, my pal Aaron Dixon."—Bobby Seale, founding chairman and nationwide organizer of the Black Panther get together, 1966 to 1974

"My everyone is emerging: A Memoir of a Black Panther celebration Captain is the main real ebook ever written by means of a member of the Black Panther occasion. Aaron Dixon does an excellent activity of offering lifestyles within the social gathering from the viewpoint of a foot soldier—a warrior for the reason for progressive switch and black strength in the USA. He pulls no punches and holds not anything again in writing in truth approximately these occasions (late Sixties and through the Nineteen Seventies) as he effectively offers a visible photo of the braveness, dedication, and occasionally surprising brutality of lifestyles as a Panther activist. this is often an unforgettable needs to learn book!"—Larry Gossett, chair, Metropolitan King County Council

In an period of stark racial injustice and decisive motion, Aaron Dixon devoted his existence to the fight for switch, founding the Seattle bankruptcy of the Black Panther get together in 1968 at age nineteen. via his eyes, we see the braveness of a iteration that stood as much as injustice, their political triumphs and tragedies, and the unforgettable legacy of Black Power.

Aaron Dixon was once co-founder and captain of the Seattle bankruptcy of the Black Panther occasion. He has considering based quite a few non-profits for Seattle early life and run as a eco-friendly social gathering candidate within the 2006 Senate race. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

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