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Our searchable library of short texts offers a diverse mix of stories and perspectives. This multigenre, multimedia collection aligns with the Common Core's recommendations for text complexity and the Learning for Justice Social Justice Standards.

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Case Against Chairman Bobby and Ericka Dismissed

The Black Panther Party’s newspaper article covers the 1971 acquittal on conspiracy charges for fellow members Ericka Huggins and Bobby Seale. In the article, BPP members also address issues like police brutality, urban poverty and political prisoners.
The Black Panther Party
Grade Level
Social Studies
Social Justice Domain
July 18, 2022