Kathleen and Eldridge Cleaver in Algiers after the birth of their first child. The Black Panther Party had established an international section in Algeria during 1969. by Pan-African News Wire File Photos, via Flickr
Kathleen Neal Cleaver foi membro do Partido dos Panteras Negras e a primeira mulher a participar das tomadas decisões do mesmo. Ela agiu como porta-voz e secretária de impressa, além de ter organizado uma campanha nacional para libertar o ministro da defesa do partido, Huey Newton, que estava preso. Ela e outras mulheres, como Angela Davis, compunham cerca de 2/3 do Partido, desmentindo a afirmação de que o PPN era, majoritariamente, masculino.
Black Panther Party was founded by Bobby Seale and Huey Newton in Oakland, CA, in 1966. Goal= Employing violent tactics to force political and social change and also involved nonviolent social programs for the black community as well. http://worldatwar.abc-clio.com/Search/Display/767377?terms=Black+pANTHER+pARTY
Before air conditioning, anyone with means fled the hot cities for cooler mountain or beach resorts. Those began as white-only preserves, but, just as the Catskills became the destination for Jewish families, Idlewild in northeastern Michigan welcomed African-Americans. Idlewild was jokingly said to be the place for "idle men & wild women." During the summers, more than 25,000 people visited the area. Some built summer homes, including prominent figures like Madam CJ Walker and WEB DuBois.