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Civil Protest: Love’s Call to Action

Activism as a form of love

Black Panther Party members stand in protest outside a New York City courthouse, April 11, 1969. David Fenton/Getty Images

In 1969, the Black Panther Party established the Free Breakfast for Children Program. At its peak, the program fed 10,000 children daily nationwide. A lot of fuss is made now about the Panthers fighting back against police brutality, carrying firearms in public, and walking into the California state capitol. However, the most powerful thing the Panthers did…

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Joel Leon.

Joel Leon.

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