Revolution in Our Time by Kekla Magoon, Read by Tyla Collier
On the Origins of the Black Panther Party
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With Revolution in Our Time, Tyla Collier delivers Kekla Magoon’s narrative of how centuries of abuse to Black Americans led to deep unrest and the founding of the Black Panther Party. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb discuss this National Book Award finalist for Youth literature. The Black Panthers’ “power to the people” was less about militancy and more about gaining equity in education, health care, justice, and politics and seeking gender equality. Listeners young and old alike will be affected by the audiobook’s emotive tone, tragic events, and parallels to recent events.
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