Unlike the Civil Rights Movement that called for full citizenship rights for blacks within the United States, the Black Panther Party rejected the legitimacy of the U.S. government and positioned itself as part of a global struggle against American imperialism.
. The late 1960s, when the Panthers captured the imagination of the nation's youth, was a time of regulation. While their furious passage was marked by death, destruction and government sabotage, the Panthers left an instructive legacy for anyone who dares to challenge the system.
Viewers learn about Carmichael's involvement in the Black Power Movement. Free people, not free enterprise, was his doctrine. Carmichael's speech, uses antithesis to contrast the black and white perspective.