Panther (1995)

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123 min.
Plot  The film focuses on the rise and decline of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, known as the Black Panthers, during the era of Black Power and disenchantment with passive resistance as a tool in the civil rights movement. It explores the FBI's COINTELPRO program, which was a farflung effort to track and disrupt African-American political movements.

The drama alleges that various Mob networks cooperated directly with U.S. intelligence (FBI/CIA) agency representatives to "flood" inner-city ghettos, which contained majority black populations, with hard drugs such as heroin and cocaine. The ending's structure and concluding voice-over alleges that The Mob (possibly Italian) in the United States agreed to produce and distribute quantities of these types of drugs on an unprecedentedly large scale. Purportedly, only agreed-upon "problem areas" of Black Panthers' potential support would be targeted, so as to "pacify" those populations.

The movies further suggests that t...
  

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Courtney B. Vance
Bobby Seale
Chris Rock
Yuck Mouth
Mario Van Peebles
Stokely Carmichael
Chris Tucker
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Angela Bassett
Betty Shabazz
Richard A. Dysart
J. Edgar Hoover
James Russo
Rodgers

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