Assata: An Autobiography - Chapters 15 and 16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 15 and 16 Summary and Analysis

In chapter fifteen, Assata energetically walks into the Black Panther Party office in New York, determined to give it everything she has. She gets involved instantly, helping to file paperwork and then attending a meeting in Philadelphia regarding a Washington, D.C. Constitutional Convention. She is assigned to the medical cadre, in charge of Panther health care. She soon experiences first hand the arrogance of some in leadership positions in the Party and speaks her mind. Assata tells of her experiences and growth while in the party, and the more she learned, the more she became critical of the Political Education programs the Party offered.

Assata discusses the power of the outside world on the Party and the Party's image in the media. The struggle has brought her into contact with some wonderful people, one of these being her...

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