Nine Lives of a Black Panther: A Story of Survival

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"In the early morning hours of December 8, 1969, hundreds of SWAT officers engaged in a violent battle with a handful of Los Angeles-based members of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense (BPP). Five hours and 5,000 rounds of ammunition later, three SWAT team members and three Black Panthers lay wounded. For the Panthers and the community that supported them, the shootout symbolized a victory, and a key reason for that victory was the actions of a 19-year-old rank-and-file member of the BPP: Wayne Pharr. Nine Lives of a ...

Nine Lives of a Black Panther: A Story of Survival 2014, Lawrence Hill Books, Chicago

ISBN-13: 9781613749166

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