[Marxism] A few words In Defense of the Black Panther Party

Dennis Brasky dmozart1756 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 08:39:18 MST 2009


On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 10:04 AM, Andrew Pollack <acpollack2 at gmail.com>wrote:

>
> That absence of the Old Left was also striking when reading the
> countless times he (and other Panthers in their autobiographies) say
> "we couldn't have known," "we never expected," etc., the kind of
> COINTELPRO dirty tricks and murder that they encountered. And every
> time I read that I said to myself, there were hundreds of CP, SWP and
> others in the Bay Area to tell them they had just spent 20 years going
> through similar repression!
>
>
Wasn't this the same SWP that restricted its participation in the Freedom
Riders to writing about it in The Militant?



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