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My People Are Rising: Memoir of a Black Panther Party Captain

This book is about Aaron Dixon
In "My People Are Rising: Memoir of a Black Panther Party Captain," Aaron Dixon captures the essence of the Black Power movement through the lens of his personal journey as a founder of the Seattle chapter of the Black Panther Party in 1968. At just nineteen, Dixon's life became intertwined with the fight against racial injustice, narrating the radicalization of not only himself but also his peers. This gripping memoir brings to life the boldness of the youth who stood against oppression, showcasing both their heroic achievements and the heart-wrenching setbacks they faced. Published on October 9, 2012, the book provides a vivid portrait of the struggles and successes of the Black Panther Party, offering middle-school students an inspiring look at the resilience and dedication required to stand up for one's rights. Dixon's story is an essential read for those looking to understand the profound impact of racial justice movements and their relevance to ongoing struggles today.
Published by Haymarket Books on October 9, 2012
360 pages
ISBN: 9781608461783
Best for readers in Middle School
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