Panther is a semi-historic film about the origins of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The movie spans about 3 years (1966-68) of the Black Panther's history in Oakland. Panther also uses historical footage (B/W) to emphasize some points.
The People Called Them Heroes. The F.B.I. Called Them Public Enemy Number One.
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At a party, a Black Panther member is shown playing a cream colored guitar with a Floyd Rose tremolo and locking nut. Floyd Rose didn't invent the locking tremolo system until 1977. The film is set in the mid-'60s. See more
Uh, Alma is it? We don't...
What? I'm black ain't I, I wanna help my community right or do you think oppression ends with that thing dangling between your legs?
But nothing! We want full-fledged membership in the Black Panther Party and none of that alright sugar as long as you play the background, rubbing my feet, getting my drink bullshit, you dig?
References Malcolm X
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