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The First Rainbow Coalition

The First Rainbow Coalition

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The First Rainbow Coalition

In 1969, the Chicago Black Panther Party formed alliances across ethnic and racial lines with other community-based movements in the city, including Latino group the Young Lords and southern whites the Young Patriots. Banding together in one of postwar America's most segregated cities to confront issues like police brutality and substandard housing, they called themselves the Rainbow Coalition.
S21 E6 Length 56:05 Premiere: 1.27.20

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Season 21

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The First Rainbow Coalition

S21 E6 Length 56:05 Premiere Date 1.27.20

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