In this episode, hosts Keith and Ricky continue the conversation with activist and former Black Panther Party chairwoman Elaine Brown. They discuss Elaine’s passion to reduce recidivism, her non-profit Oakland & The World Enterprises, and the role of women during the civil rights movement. In addition, Elaine shares her perspective on white fragility and the lack of ownership by black Americans.
This week on C-CRETS:
[4:20] Ricky speaks about the LA uprising
[7:08] Oakland and the World Enterprises
[17:02] Being a black woman in the Party
[20:13] Women as leaders during the Civil Rights Movement
[24:42] Elaine’s take on white fragility
[27:05] The lack of black ownership in America
[35:42] What happens when two different groups bear arms
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Brief History of the Black Panther Party
Black Panther Party 10-Point Plan
Oakland and the World Enterprises
The Rise and Fall of the Black Panthers