A set of 5 volumes comprising 10 issues of Black Politics from 1968-1969:
Vol. 1, No. 3 (March 1968)
Vol. 1, Nos. 4-5 (April-May 1968)
Vol. 1, Nos. 6-8 (Summer 1968)
Vol. 1, Nos. 9-10 (September-October 1968)
Vol. 2, Nos. 13-14 (1969)
Published from 1968-1969 in the East Bay, the birthplace of the Black Panther Party, the mimeographed periodical Black Politics was "a part of the Black liberation movement and believe[s] that freedom, justice, and equality must be attained by those means that the oppressed think necessary."
Vol. 1, No. 3: includes "The Truth About the Massacre at Orangeburg" by Onij-Nejjih, "How to Acquire the Rifle" bu George Prosser, "The New Left, Old Ideas in a New Front" by Robert F. Williams, and a "Tribute to Che (1928-1967)" by C.N. Fuegos, plus more. With the subscription card still attached to last page.
Vol. 1, Nos. 4-5: Huey P. Newton Special Issue. As of the publication of this issue, Black Panther Party founder Huey Newton was charged in the death of a police officer and was being held in jail. One article reviews these events, while another is by Newton himself. Others discuss the murders of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Bobby Hutton. The complete program of the Black Panther Party is also reprinted here.
Vol. 1, Nos. 6-8: includes an editorial on the long history of violence in America, articles on capital punishment and the importance of learning how to shoot a gun, an appeal to free Huey Newton on the back cover, translated excerpts of Lenin's works, several pages of comics, and more.
Vol. 1, Nos. 9-10: includes editorials and articles on the Mexican student uprising at the Instituto Politecnico Nacional, the invasion of Czechoslovakia by Soviet Troops, the 1968 elections and an appeal to vote Black Panther Party, the Oakland Direct Action Committee, quotes by Marcus Garvey, and more. Printed on paper of various colors.
Vol. 2, Nos. 13-14: includes articles on the role of violence in revolutionary change, the strike as a tactic, Israel, terrorism and sabotage, an editorial on police murder, and an appeal to boycott Safeway, plus more. Item #1121.
Condition: Very Good+ overall, some spots of rusting to staples and toning to paper.