Intersectional Black Panther History Project
The Intersectional Black Panther History Project is changing the leading-man narrative and restoring the stories of women’s struggles inside the revolution. This conversation about the Black Panthers will be led by Angela LeBlanc-Ernest, Tracye Matthews, Mary Phillips, and Robyn Spencer.
Angela LeBlanc-ErnestIndependent Scholar
Tracye MatthewsCenter for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture
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.