Interview with Richard Jensen
QUESTION 4
INTERVIEWER:

Who were the Black Panthers? Who did you see them as?

RICHARD JENSEN:

A group of militant young Black people who were--

INTERVIEWER:

I'm sorry, if you could rephrase the question, like "The Black Panthers were."

RICHARD JENSEN:

Yeah, the Black Panthers were a group of young Black militants who were unhappy with, ah, ah, the system the way it was in those days. They didn't like, ah, ah, the Police Department in particular, the way the Police Department was run and they didn't like the, ah, the way the economics of the city in general was run. They, they thought that, ah, ah, the policemen were blocking the way for the Black people's progress. That's what they advocate in their newspapers and the things that they said.