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David Fenton via Getty Images

The Black Panther Party was founded fifty years ago — and still, many misconceptions about its revolutionary work run rampant. 

“The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” a documentary by Stanley Nelson which aired on PBS Tuesday, shined a necessary light on the contributions, convictions and struggles of members in the party. Nelson’s informative film took a deep dive into discussing the truth behind the Black Panthers and underscored the heavy institutional backlash the liberation movement received from police and the government. 

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