The Black Panther Party For Self-Defense: Black Lives Matter 1960s Style

PBS documentary Vanguard of the Revolution

On Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 9PM, Vanguard of the Revolution premiered on PBS and caused a firestorm on Twitter. The documentary, about the rise of the Black Panther Party in the 1960s and its impact on civil rights and American culture, drew a lot of attention and got a lot of reaction from viewers.

Here’s a sampling of #BlackPanthers and #BlackPanthersPBS from that night and beyond.

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