SONGS -- Joan Baez' "Blowin' in the Wind," James Brown's "I
"Sit ins," "Draft Dodgers," "Malcolm X speaking."
The IMAGE FREEZES.
The Black Panthers...
People still ask me how it all
started? How things went so far? And
started with just two guys -- Bobby
"Defend Yourselves..." Legend
has it they met at some coffee house
MARCH 17, 1965
Oh yeah. Yeah it's easy to see right
man. Blue cop. Red blood. Niggers
the American way...
Shocked, the cop turns. It's HUEY. With honed precision, he
DECKS the cop with his free hand.
Synopsis: In this semi-fictionalized account of the origins of the Black Panthers, Vietnam vet Judge (Kadeem Hardison) returns to his hometown of Oakland to find it beset by violence and police discrimination against African-Americans. Judge's friend Cy tells him about a vigilante group that's organizing against the police and introduces him to its leaders, Bobby (Courtney B. Vance) and Huey (Marcus Chong). Judge joins the movement but is soon beset by police pressure to inform against Huey.