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Looking Back at the Black Panther Movement

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Looking Back at the Black Panther Movement

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Looking Back at the Black Panther Movement

Looking Back at the Black Panther Movement

Only Available in Archive Formats.

A father and son attend a rally to free Panther leader Huey P. Newton, 1968. Ruth Marion Baruch and Pirkle Jones/Courtesy 18th Street Arts Center hide caption

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Ruth Marion Baruch and Pirkle Jones/Courtesy 18th Street Arts Center

A father and son attend a rally to free Panther leader Huey P. Newton, 1968. Ruth Marion Baruch and Pirkle Jones/Courtesy 18th Street Arts Center hide caption

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Ruth Marion Baruch and Pirkle Jones/Courtesy 18th Street Arts Center

In the 1960s, the Black Panther Party formed based on the idea of armed self-defense. At the time, FBI officials and media reports portrayed the Panthers as dangerous militants. Now, a new Santa Monica, Calif., exhibit of photographs from the 1960s examines the Panthers' image then and now. Senior editor Phillip Martin reports.