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From the Bullet to the Ballot: Black Panthers and Chicago's Racial Coalitions

In examining history, Jakobi Williams concludes that it is no coincidence that the first African American president hails from Chicago. In his recent book, "From the Bullet to the Ballot: The Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party and Racial Coalition Politics in Chicago," this native South Sider uses sealed secret police files and first-person interviews to explore the history and impact of the Black Panther Party and Rainbow Coalition. Learn about this important chapter in the long battle to forge a more just city and nation.