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Indeed, members do tend to show up when black people are wronged, and they're mostly known for their armed demonstrations against alleged racial injustice — especially police brutality."If there's a Klan rally or someone doing something [racially] egregious, they're the first to respond," said Jakobi Williams, associate professor of history and African-American studies at Indiana University and author of From the Bullet to the Ballot: The Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party and Racial Coalition Politics in Chicago.What prompted the officials – among them, state Sen.Vincent Hughes, City Commissioner Al Schmidt and David Thornburgh of the Committee of Seventy – to hold that event was the fallout from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump saying, among many things, that:“We have to make sure the people of Philadelphia are protected that the vote counts are 100 percent.Along the cul-de-sac outside Guild House West on Monday afternoon, a Philadelphia Corporation for the Aging worker loaded meals onto a hand truck.She would soon wheel it inside a Fairmount Avenue apartment building that several hundred seniors call home.But the platform doesn't capture the sort of rhetoric that has earned the NBPP the "hate group" label.The Anti-Defamation League puts it like this: "The group's demonstrations, conferences, and other events often blend inflammatory bigotry with calls for violence, tarnishing its efforts to promote black pride and consciousness." Founded in 1989 in Dallas, the NBPP now operates mostly in cities on the East Coast.
The DOJ filed a civil lawsuit against the Black Panthers, but ultimately overruled members of its own staff and dismissed the majority of the charges. The decisions were made by Loretta King in consultation with Steve Rosenbaum, who is the Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General. On September 20, JW released a draft index prepared by the DOJ that shows that top political appointees at the DOJ were involved in the decision to dismiss the case.
The sun was shining brightly, the birds were chirping happily and, before lunch was served, a handful of residents in the affordable rental-housing community chatted in a cafeteria that will double as a polling place in three weeks.