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The Black Panther Party’s deep Alabama roots: From ‘Tent City’ to black power

For many years, Nellie Nelson worked as a sharecropper, often picking 300 pounds of cotton a day in the fields of Junior Bryant, a white man whose land she paid to live on in Lowndes County, Alabama. The 85-year-old African American woman describes the arrangement as akin to the bad old days of outright slavery,… Read More »

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