Joshua Bloom

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Joshua Bloom is the Dean's Fellow in Social Research at UCLA, and winner of the American Book Award. He studies the dynamics by which innovative forms of social practice generate novel sources of power.

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Black Against Empire by Joshua Bloom
"I have read a lot about the Black Panthers including most of the memoirs (Seize the Time, Taste of Power, This Side of Glory, Soul on Ice, Assata, Panther Baby) and several good books on narrower pieces of the history (Living for the City, Surviva..." Read more of this review »
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“Huey Newton was able to go down, and to take the nigger on the street and relate to him, understand what was going on inside of him, what he was thinking, and then implement that into an organization, into a PROGRAM and a PLATFORM, you dig it? Into the BLACK PANTHER PARTY—and then let it spread like wildfire across this country.”
Joshua Bloom, Black against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party

“The Panthers saw black communities in the United States as a colony and the police as an occupying army.”
Joshua Bloom, Black against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party

“On April 5, 1967, six weeks after the Black Panther Party’s well-publicized confrontation with police while escorting Betty Shabazz, Assemblyman Mulford introduced a bill, AB 1591, in the California legislature proposing to outlaw the carrying of loaded firearms in public.29 In response to the “increasing incidence of organized groups and individuals publicly arming themselves,” Mulford argued, “it is imperative that this statute take effect immediately.”
Joshua Bloom, Black against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party




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