ISBN-10:
1565849612
ISBN-13:
9781565849617
Pub. Date:
11/27/2007
Publisher:
New Press, The
Framing the Black Panthers: The Spectacular Rise of a Black Power Icon

Framing the Black Panthers: The Spectacular Rise of a Black Power Icon

by Jane Rhodes

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ISBN-13: 9781565849617
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 11/27/2007
Pages: 404
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jane Rhodes is professor and department head of African American Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is the author of Mary Ann Shadd Cary: The Black Press and Protest in the Nineteenth Century.

Table of Contents

Preface to the New Edition ix

Acknowledgments xxxiii

Introduction 1

1 Forty Years in Hindsight: The Black Panthers in Popular Memory 12

2 Black America in the Public Sphere 30

3 Becoming Media Subjects 57

4 Revolutionary Culture and the Politics of Self-Representation 91

5 Free Huey: 1968 116

6 A Trial of the Black Liberation Movement 145

7 From Campus Celebrity to Radical Chic 181

8 Servants of the People: The Black Panthers as National and Global Icons 233

9 The Rise and Fall of a Media Frenzy: The 1970s 284

Conclusion 307

Notes 337

Bibliography 369

Index 387

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