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
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 bu...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
It is also tragic to realize what happened to this man later in life - and not covered by his book.
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
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