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Preview — Revolutionary Suicide by Huey P. Newton
The searing, visionary memoir of founding Black Panther Huey P. Newton, in a dazzling graphic package
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 adolescenc...more
I knew Huey as a child and I didn't like him. In fact, I was afraid of him. I'd hide behind my father every time I saw him. From the time of his death until now, I've learned more about the man he was, before I was born, and the organization he created. Even still, I knew nothing. Revolutionary Su...more
I do wish that he had spoken more of...more
the man was a genius. his personal story is compelling, and his political and philosophical analysis ... well, take a look for yourself. the book begins with an account of his childhood and ends with eldridge cleaver's defection from the pa...more
Thank you Huey for tea...more
It is also tragic to realize what happened to this man later in life - and not covered by his book.
Huey Newton's Revolutionary Suicide stays with you long after completing the final page. As I read Mr. Newton's book thru his eyes set in the specified place and time in history, things are explained in a magniloquent and effortless voice. I kept reflecting on why our society hasn���t evolved infinitely more than it has. Yes, we have come a long way...more
We can see through this book that the multiple encounters and experiences that he endured throughout his life, from youth to adulthood laid the foundations to him becoming the cultural and p...more
I recommend this book to anyone whom comes across it, but have not read anything or little to nothing about Huey or the panthers. If you are in that unique position where you are searching for first hand information about Mr. Newton or th...more
This is Revolutionary Suicide: I, we, all of us the one & the multitude.
Huey Newton lived as a revolutionary and died a revolutionary. Reading his words, I now understand the difference between reactionary and revolutionary, simply & eloquently stated by Huey Newton.
The gift of his story in this book have given me a full brain that I will sort through over the next...more