Women in the Black Panther Party
Ericka HugginsFormer Black Panther Party leader; Laney College
Mary PhillipsLehman College CUNY
Robyn SpencerLehman College CUNY
Dr. Spencer is a professor of African American History at Lehman College. She also taught African and African American Studies and History at Penn State University from 2001-2007. Before that, she was a Visiting Predoctoral Fellow at Randolph College in Lynchburg, Virginia. Her areas of interest include black social protest after World War II, urban and working-class radicalism, and gender. She is the author of Mad at History, and is currently completing a book about the Black Panther Party.