9 episodes

50 years ago the Black Panther Party organized a rally on the New Haven Green to protest the trial of nine party members who were being tried for accounts relating to the murder of Panther member and suspected FBI informant, Alex Rackley. This 8-part series features firsthand accounts by living Panthers, their lawyers and descendants, who reflect on what the government was really after—an end to their Revolution.

Revolution on Trial The Narrative Project and Artspace New Haven

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50 years ago the Black Panther Party organized a rally on the New Haven Green to protest the trial of nine party members who were being tried for accounts relating to the murder of Panther member and suspected FBI informant, Alex Rackley. This 8-part series features firsthand accounts by living Panthers, their lawyers and descendants, who reflect on what the government was really after—an end to their Revolution.

    Revolution on Trial- TRAILER

    Revolution on Trial- TRAILER

    Co-Produced by: The Narrative Project (http://narrative-project.com/) and Artspace New Haven (https://artspacenewhaven.org/)

    50 years ago the Black Panther Party organized a rally on the New Haven Green to protest the trial of nine party members who were being tried for accounts relating to the murder of Panther member and suspected FBI informant, Alex Rackley. This 8-part series features firsthand accounts by living Panthers, their lawyers and descendants, who reflect on what the government was really after—an end to their Revolution. Look for the first episode Revolution on Trial starting May 15, 2020.

    • 1 min
    Revolution on Trial Episode 8: Progress from Here

    Revolution on Trial Episode 8: Progress from Here

    Here it is. The final episode of Revolution on Trail. Hear from all of our revolutionaries on what the next steps to progress are. Where do we go from here?

    • 22 min
    Revolution on Trial Episode 7: What's Yale Got to Do With It?

    Revolution on Trial Episode 7: What's Yale Got to Do With It?

    During the May Day Trial, the Black Student Alliance at Yale was committed to making change on and off campus. In episode 7, we hear from BSAY leaders Ralph Dawson and Kurt Schmoke about the student work that thrust the University into the center stage. 

    • 27 min
    Revolution on Trial Episode 6: Inside the May Day Trials

    Revolution on Trial Episode 6: Inside the May Day Trials

    In this episode of Revolution of Trial, we get a full, raw and uncomfortable retelling of the trial from the Panther attorney, David Rosen, Ericka Huggins, and Paul Bass. Also includes insight from Germano Kimbro, son of Warren Kimbro who pleaded guilty to the murder of Alex Rackley.

    • 28 min
    Revolution on Trial Episode 5: A Movement Under Surveillance

    Revolution on Trial Episode 5: A Movement Under Surveillance

    In episode 5 of Revolution on Trial, Mercy secures an interview with George Edwards, a New Haven notable whose life has been haunted by constant surveillance and FBI oversight through COINTELPRO since the night he was to be executed with Alex Rackley. Featuring sound from the Rackley interrogation, details on the case from Paul Bass […]

    • 25 min
    Revolution on Trial, Episode 4: Women Who Build Movements

    Revolution on Trial, Episode 4: Women Who Build Movements

    Co-Produced by:The Narrative Project and Artspace New Haven In episode 4 of Revolution on Trial, Mercy discusses the woes of women in the movement both in 1969 and today. Featuring Elise Browne, Ericka Huggins, Paul Bass and Kerry Ellington.

    • 22 min

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Weaves a tight through-line between the Black Panther Party’s work and history in New Haven and the justice and liberation work happening today

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