The Black Panthers – Vanguard of the Revolution (2015) Directed by Stanley Nelson Jr.

Illustration  Juulia Niiniranta

Astrid Swan and Nick Triani see parallels with the here and now as they review Stanley Nelson Jr.’s important Black Panthers documentary.

Astrid: "This documentary deserves your attention now, because racist oppression is not a thing of the past. Not anywhere, especially in the US or European countries"

Nick:"The legacy of the Black Panthers – one that can be seen in the Black Lives Matter movement today – is that sometimes standing up to your oppressors with whatever means, even when all the talking is done – is the the only way to respond. Nelson’s film is a valuable and essential document of turbulent times and events that we sadly never seem to learn from"

Read the full article at One Quart Magazine




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