Bobby Seale looking over bags of food being donated to the black community.
I think it’s telling that folks are more likely to circulate images of the Black Panther Party holding guns than they are of them passing out food. Even folks who supposedly support/ed the party. Guns are sexy and ~political~ and virulent and masculine—groceries bags of food—that’s not what revolution is about. Except, that’s exactly what revolution is about.

Bobby Seale looking over bags of food being donated to the black community.

I think it’s telling that folks are more likely to circulate images of the Black Panther Party holding guns than they are of them passing out food. Even folks who supposedly support/ed the party. Guns are sexy and ~political~ and virulent and masculine—groceries bags of food—that’s not what revolution is about. Except, that’s exactly what revolution is about.