My People Are Rising: Memoir of a Black Panther Party Captain

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In an era of stark racial injustice, Aaron Dixon dedicated his life to revolution, founding the Seattle chapter of the Black Panther Party in 1968 at age nineteen.

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In My People Are Rising, he traces the course of his own radicalization, and that of a generation. Through his eyes, we witness the courage and commitment of the young men and women who rose up in rebellion, risking their lives in the name of freedom. My People are Rising is an unforgettable tale of their triumphs and tragedies, and the enduring legacy of Black Power.

"This book is a moving memoir experience: a must read. The dramatic life cycle rise of a youthful sixties political revolutionary." -Bobby Seale, founding Chairman and National Organizer of the Black Panther Party: 1966 to 1974

"Aaron Dixon is a courageous, compassionate, and wise freedom fighter whose story of his pioneering work in the Black Panther Party is powerful and poignant. Don't miss it!" -Cornel West

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Author Aaron Dixon
Publisher Haymarket Books
Page Count 384pp
Publication Size 5.5 x 8.5 x 1
Publication Notes softcover, b/w
Publication Date October 9, 2012
ISBN 978-1608461783

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