First published in 1962, Negroes with Guns is the story of a southern black community's struggle to arm itself in self-defense against the Ku Klux Klan and other racist groups. Frustrated and angered by violence condoned or abetted by the local authorities against blacks, the small community of Monroe, North Carolina, brought the issue of armed self-defense to the forefront of the civil rights movement. The single most important intellectual influence on Huey P. Newton, the founder of the Black Panther Party, Negroes with Guns is a classic story of a man who risked his life for democracy and freedom.
During the height of the Civil Rights Movement, Robert Williams organized armed self-defense against the racist violence of the Ku Klux Klan. This is the story of his movement, first established in Monroe, N.C. A southern black community's struggle to defend itself against racism and racist groups. No matter what your race, this is a universal story of risking one's life for freedom and equality.
- Publisher : Must Have Books (February 26, 2021)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 86 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1774641801
- ISBN-13 : 978-1774641804
- Item Weight : 4.8 ounces
- Dimensions : 6 x 0.21 x 9 inches