Police brutality

Did the Black Panthers change the NRA?

Jim Waterson explores a single moment that inadvertently shaped modern history.
The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense was created to defend black communities in California from excessive force by the police. The Guardian’s Media Editor Jim Waterson examines whether their armed shadowing of police officers inadvertently went on to change the USA in an unexpected way.

Presenter: Jim Waterson
Producer: Robbie MacInnes
An SPG production for BBC Radio 4
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