Chapter 29 Assignment: Black Panther Party Platform Though it is arguably the b

Chapter 29 Assignment: Black Panther
Party Platform Though it is arguably the
best-remembered and most-celebrated, civil rights were only one facet of the
American anti-racist movement in the mid-20th century – and other factions
sometimes had very different ideas of what they wanted and how to achieve it. In
1-2 paragraphs each, address the following:
1. Review
the Black Panther Party Platform (Links to an external site.) and
watch Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech
(below). How does each of these positions understand race relations?
2. What
version of the future does either position seem to imagine? Which do you think
is more realistic?
Ilya Gokadze. (2013,
August 28). Martin Luther King, Jr. I Have A Dream Speech [Video].
YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vDWWy4CMhE