‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution’ — Independent Lens

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the-black-panthers-vanguard-of-the-revolutionThe Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution — Independent Lens airs tonight on PBS.

The history of the Black Panther Party, a Black nationalist organization founded in 1966 Oakland by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in response to the era’s social conditions and turmoil. Included: archival footage; and remarks from Black Panthers, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors.

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution airs Feb. 16 at 9 p.m EDT on PBS.

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