A Taste of Power weaves autobiography and political history into a story that fascinates and illuminates
A Taste of Power weaves autobiography and political history into a story that fascinates and illuminates. A stunning picture of a black woman’s coming of age in America. The autobiography is seemingly an act of catharsis as Brown bares her soul without justifying what she has done with her life. It is what it is and she keeps it real.
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The only woman to do so, Elaine Brown chaired the Black Panther Party from 1974 until 1977. In her 1992 memoir A Taste of Power, she wrote about the experience: "A woman in the Black Power movement was considered, at best, irrelevant. A woman asserting herself was a pariah. If a black woman assumed a role of leadership, she was said to be eroding black manhood, to be hindering the progress of the black race. I knew I had to muster something mighty to manage the Black Panther Party.
With these words, Elaine Brown proclaimed to the assembled leadership of the Black Panther Party that she was now in. .More than ajourney through a turbulent time in American history, this is the story of a black woman's battle to define herself
With these words, Elaine Brown proclaimed to the assembled leadership of the Black Panther Party that she was now in charge. The Panthers had grown from a small Oakland-based cell to a national organization that had mobilized black communities throughout the country. The party's achievements had won the support of millions of white liberals, but the violent assaults on the party by the police had brought death or imprisonment to many of its prominent members. More than ajourney through a turbulent time in American history, this is the story of a black woman's battle to define herself. Freedom, Elaine Brown discovered, may be more than a politicalquestion.
Brown, Elaine, 1943-, Black Panther Party, African Americans, Black power. New York : Pantheon Books. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china.
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Elaine Brown assumed her role as the first and only female leader of the Black Panther Party with these words: "I have all the guns and all the money. I can withstand challenge from without and from within. Am I right, Comrade?" It was August 1974.
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