What Was It Like Being A Member Of The Black Panther Party?

Mar 2, 2016

With the recent release of the PBS documentary on the Black Panther Party, we wondered what it was like being a part of the movement during the civil rights era. T. Rashad Byrdsong is the President and CEO of the Community Empowerment Association in Homewood. He’s been working for years to combat violence in Pittsburgh through strengthening family systems and educating individuals on how to use their resources. He’s also a member of the Black Panther Party and served in Vietnam. He joins us live to tell us about his experience.

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