Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

BSt 466 History of the Black Panther Party

Examination of historical conditions and context that gave birth to the Black Panther Party. Analysis of the political platform, work and ideology of the Party and governmental and societal responses. Issues of race, class, gender and sexuality, the intersections of identity, and the Party’s legacy nationally and globally.




Prerequisites: Two courses in BSt or permission from the department chair.
  • Up one level
  • 400