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A Former Black Panther Party Leader Reflects on Her Revolutionary Work

Ericka Huggins, the longest-serving female leader of the organization, talks about the Party’s legacy and Black Lives Matter

Ericka Huggins in the Black Panther’s art exhibit at Impact Hub in Oakland, CA in 2016.
Ericka Huggins in the Black Panther’s art exhibit at Impact Hub in Oakland, CA in 2016. Photo: San Francisco Chronicle/Hearst Newspapers/Getty Images

Among the many memories former Black Panther Party leader Ericka Huggins has from her time in the revolutionary organization, leading the…

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