Dedication; Preface by Kathleen Cleaver; Chronology; 1. The Origins of the Black Panther Party and the History it Sprang From; 2. The Deep Roots of the Struggle for Black Liberation; 3. A Panther Walks in Philly; 4. The Black Panther Party; 5. "Huey's Party" Grows; 6. A Woman's Party; 7. The Empire Strikes Back: Cointelpro; 8. A Panther's Life; 9. The Split; 10. One, Two, Many Parties; Afterword; Original Documents; Endnotes; Index; About the Author; About South End Press
Mumia Abu-Jamal, an award-winning journalist and former Black Panther Party member, has been living on death row in a Pennsylvania prison since 1982.