Abstract

Abdul Qahar, a political activist who has worked with prisoners, urban youth and community development organizations, discusses social and economic issues facing African Americans in Cleveland and in the US broadly. Qahar discusses his work with the Black Panther Party and describes the history and impact of the Black Nationalist movement. He relays some of the problems affecting Cleveland's neighborhoods, including drugs, foreclosures, corporate development, and the ongoing power of white supremacism.

Creator

Qahar, Abdul (interviewee)

Creator

Robinson, Angela (interviewer)

Project

University Circle

Date

2008

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

64 minutes

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