Thursday, April 27, 2006

October 1966 Black Panther Party

PlatforWhat We Want

1. We want freedom. We want power to determine the destiny of our
Black Community.
We believe that black people will not be free until we are able to
determine our destiny.

2. We want full employment for our people.
We believe that the federal government is responsible and obligated to
give every man employment or a guaranteed income. We believe that if
the white American businessmen will not give full employment, then the
means of production should be taken from the businessmen and placed in
the community so that the people of the community can organize and
employ all of its people and give a high standard of living.

3. We want an end to the robbery by the white man of our Black Community.
We believe that this racist government has robbed us and now we are
demanding the overdue debt of forty acres and two mules. Forty acres
and two mules was promised 100 years ago as restitution for slave
labor and mass murder of black people. We will accept the payment as
currency which will be distributed to our many communities. The
Germans are now aiding the Jews in Israel for the genocide of the
Jewish people. The Germans murdered six million Jews. The American
racist has taken part in the slaughter of over twenty million black
people; therefore, we feel that this is a modest demand that we


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