Eloquently tracing the birth of a revolutionary, Huey P. Newton’s famous and oft-quoted autobiography is as much a manifesto as a portrait of the inner circle of America’s Black Panther Party. From Newton’s impoverished childhood on the streets of Oakland to his adolescence and struggles with the system, from his role in the Black Panthers to his solitary confinement in the Alameda County Jail, Revolutionary Suicide is smart, unrepentant, and thought-provoking in its portrayal of inspired radicalism.
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Revolutionary Suicide: The Way of Liberation
1. Starting Out
6. High School
8. Moving On
9. College and the Afro-American Association
11. The Brothers on the Block
15. Bobby Seale
16. The Founding of the Black Panther Party
18. Eldridge Cleaver
19. Denzil Dowell
20. Sacramento and the “Panther Bill”
21. Growing Pains
22. Raising Consciousness
23. Crisis: October 28, 1967
27. The Penal Colony
30. Fallen Comrade
33. The Defection of Eldridge and Reactionary Suicide
Epilogue: I Am We