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8 Black Panther Party Programs That Were More Empowering Than Federal Government Programs

The Black Panther Party is known for its tremendous efforts to obtain justice for African-Americans during the civil rights movement. Their impact on history can be showcased through the numerous programs created to help the Black community.

The Black Student Alliance was a program founded by The Black Panther Party that created unity among students and neighboring communities, and provided financial aid as well as free books and child care. Seniors Against a Fearful Environment, also known as SAFE, was created to provide free transportation for seniors who were fearful of muggings.

This Atlanta Black Star video highlights these and other programs founded by The Black Panther Party to provide resources to Black people in several cities across the United States.

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