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In the 1960s he exhorted students at Columbia University to burn their college to the ground. Today he’s chair of their School of the Arts film division. Jamal Joseph’s personal odyssey—from the streets of Harlem to Riker’s Island and Leavenworth to the halls of Columbia—is as gripping as it is inspiring.Eddie Joseph was a high school honor student, slated to graduate early and begin college. But this was the late 1960s in Bronx’s black ghetto, and fifteen-year-old Eddie was introduced to the tenets of the Black Panther Party, which was just gaining a national foothold. By sixteen, his devotion to the cause landed him in prison on the infamous Rikers Island—charged with conspiracy as one of the Panther 21 in one of the most emblematic criminal cases of the sixties. When exonerated, Eddie—now called Jamal—became the youngest spokesperson and leader of the Panthers’ New York chapter.He joined the “revolutionary underground,” later landing back in prison. Sentenced to more than twelve years in Leavenworth, he earned three degrees there and found a new calling. He is now chair of Columbia University’s School of the Arts film division—the very school he exhorted students to burn down during one of his most famous speeches as a Panther.In raw, powerful prose, Jamal Joseph helps us understand what it meant to be a soldier inside the militant Black Panther movement. He recounts a harrowing, sometimes deadly imprisonment as he charts his path to manhood in a book filled with equal parts rage, despair, and hope.

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Orphan, activist, subversive, urban guerrilla, the FBI’s most wanted fugitive, drug addict, drug counselor, convict, writer, poet, filmmaker, father, professor, youth advocate, and Oscar nominee Jamal Joseph lives with his wife and family in New York City.

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Malcolm Pruitt
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Very Good Read
Reviewed in the United States on September 29, 2021
I wasn’t familiar with Jamal Joseph before reading Panther Baby, it wasn’t my intentions to fact check his testimony but Afeni Shakur was mentioned throughout the book and described as close friend and comrade in addition to being her son’s God father… This intrigued me and... See more
I wasn’t familiar with Jamal Joseph before reading Panther Baby, it wasn’t my intentions to fact check his testimony but Afeni Shakur was mentioned throughout the book and described as close friend and comrade in addition to being her son’s God father… This intrigued me and aroused my interest in reading her book… No where in is Jamal’s name mentioned in Afeni’s account as a member of the Black Panther Party, this doesn’t change my opinion of the quality of Panther Baby, it just makes me question the accuracy of his experience with the party… (I stand corrected, Jamal is mentioned in her description of what happened with the Panther 21, and her account is nearly identical except Afeni doesn’t refer to Jamal in the same loving terms as he projects in Baby Panther, in fact she refers to him along with a couple of other members as Punks)
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Ramond Nelson
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Amazing book I read this in a week with skipping a day or two
Reviewed in the United States on May 28, 2017
Loved it easy to read, very informal & very deep. I guess it''s true that the truth can be held in books 📚 I think that''s what lacking in the community of city kids( educational system that we are taught & mix with the conditions we live in) we are taught what (supposedly... See more
Loved it easy to read, very informal & very deep. I guess it''s true that the truth can be held in books 📚 I think that''s what lacking in the community of city kids( educational system that we are taught & mix with the conditions we live in) we are taught what (supposedly we''re supposed to learn) instead of the truth of our African American heroes or what they say about the black panthers is wrong. But 9 times out of 10 that''s only during February. This is the type of book that I will
Pass down to the next generation like my future kids. I''m a huge Tupac fan & he is considered one of my heroes or just because what he did but what he stood for it''s just something I can relate too. I heard of this guy (Jamal Joseph) while just typical searching for some new (old) Tupac interviews about him or just him talking about something in general & I came across this interview & I heard the things he talked like the panther 21 (I was familiar with) & of course Tupac in which made me buy his book. I also remember what Farrakhan said at the MILLION MAN MARCH ABOUT people saying he had something about him having something to do with Malcom X''s death now I see where he got the information about the undercover FBI agent because this book came out in 2012 & he 20th anniversary of the mmm was in 2015 in which he addressed this
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melissa
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A trying and triumphant path through history.
Reviewed in the United States on March 2, 2014
A five star rating is well placed for this text. If the makings of a great book are a strong plot or story arch, dynamic characters, a protagonist who strongly evolves, and an end that leaves the reader wanting more and wishing the story had not ended, then PANTHER BABY... See more
A five star rating is well placed for this text. If the makings of a great book are a strong plot or story arch, dynamic characters, a protagonist who strongly evolves, and an end that leaves the reader wanting more and wishing the story had not ended, then PANTHER BABY fulfills all of these aspects. A gripping bildungsroman of the life of Jamal Joseph unfold in these pages. As a young 15 year old Harlem resident, Joseph leaves one "fraternity" whose purpose was uplift and advancement of young African Americans for another one that had the same, yet a broader purpose. The irony of his choice and the circular path on which his switch led him bespeaks life''s brutal paradoxes and violent lessons learned by so many activists and freedom fighters all over the world. As a child of the sixties, raised in a rural, southern, educated middle class family, I was always fascinated with the Black Panthers. Brother Joseph''s story filled in some gaps in my knowledge of the Panther''s general history, but exceeded this with a personal story of convolution, betrayal and revelation. I ended this reading wanting to shake this brother''s hand, congratulate and thank him for staying true to the struggle, though doing so took him to some corners of hell I am sure he probably never conceived existed quite in the fashion he found them. PANTHER BABY is a must read for history lovers, young and old, those who follow politics, and for all African Americans.
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Eelsekius Williams
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Great read
Reviewed in the United States on January 2, 2019
I''ve seen Jamal Joseph in few Panther documentaries and always wanted to find out more about his role in the Panthers and what led him to the arts. This book gives fantastic insight on his life as well as the inner battles faced by the Panthers back then. It''s a blessing... See more
I''ve seen Jamal Joseph in few Panther documentaries and always wanted to find out more about his role in the Panthers and what led him to the arts. This book gives fantastic insight on his life as well as the inner battles faced by the Panthers back then. It''s a blessing that this brother is still around to lead the youth in positive direction. Power to the people!
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Levy Lee
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Jamal''s PANTHER BABY - Raw and Real.
Reviewed in the United States on October 6, 2012
Jamal Joseph''s takes us on a visual ride to a time in history that most people soon forget. He brings it back in vivid reality and stimulates us know about an organization that has been mystified by the popular culture. Through his eyes and personal experience we as the... See more
Jamal Joseph''s takes us on a visual ride to a time in history that most people soon forget. He brings it back in vivid reality and stimulates us know about an organization that has been mystified by the popular culture. Through his eyes and personal experience we as the reader get a chance to see into what the Black Panther Party was all about. We also get a personal look at the manchild Jamal Joseph, as he make his way through the maze of what was the Black Liberation Movement. With Harlem being the home base then from coast to coast, city to city we travel with the life and death situation of a group fighting a just cause and what happened to them. But it''s not all hard core concreate, the relationship between Jamal and his grandmother will move you to tears. This book reminds me of classics like "Manchild in the Promised Land" and "Down These Mean Streets." Grow and expand, be moved and even laugh. PANTHER BABY is a must read. Levy Lee Simon/Playwright Actor.
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Nancy Stoddart
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Read In One Sitting
Reviewed in the United States on February 18, 2012
It''s around 9:30 PST on Saturday night and I just finished Jamal Joseph''s amazing book. It''s all true but it''s as good as any thriller fiction I''ve read, maybe better. I started reading this afternoon, forgot to eat dinner I was so drawn in. It''s the story of a man who''s... See more
It''s around 9:30 PST on Saturday night and I just finished Jamal Joseph''s amazing book. It''s all true but it''s as good as any thriller fiction I''ve read, maybe better. I started reading this afternoon, forgot to eat dinner I was so drawn in. It''s the story of a man who''s lived his life starting at the bottom and ending up at the top, with two stints in prison in between - all this before he became the Dean of Columbia University Film School. He was a Black Panther, a community organizer, a prison playwright, a screenwriter, a director and a husband and father of three. For those of you who weren''t around during the Civil Rights wars, here''s a chance to experience them. For those of you who were, it''s a chance to reminisce as if you were hearing it from an old and dear friend. Well written, fast paced, lively, tragic and in the end, joyful.

The film rights to Jamal Joseph''s story have been optioned by Focus Features but don''t wait until the movie comes out, read the book now. You won''t be able to put it down.
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Raymond Johnson
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You will learn a great deal about the panther and more about yourself.
Reviewed in the United States on May 23, 2013
I happen to be a personal friend of Jamal Joseph and knew many other stories from our personal and public interactions. Yet there was so much more that I learned about the Black Panther Party, the Panther 21 Case, and COINTELPRO. What I really understood was how someone who... See more
I happen to be a personal friend of Jamal Joseph and knew many other stories from our personal and public interactions. Yet there was so much more that I learned about the Black Panther Party, the Panther 21 Case, and COINTELPRO. What I really understood was how someone who has the courage and convictions to stand up and be counted for the things that they believe. It caused me to look at myself and wonder how far would I go, how much would I do for a cause the I believed in. The fantastic this is Jamal is one of the most down to earth fun loving men that I know who is always there to help, aid and assist you in what ever way that he can. You will learn why in the pages of this book.

The book arrive quickly in the time anticipated.
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B. Terry
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TIMELY AND WELL TOLD
Reviewed in the United States on January 26, 2012
A must read for all people, especially people just waking up to or continuing in the struggle to dismantle American Apartheid. This story reads like a riveting, non-stop, action adventure, with much heartbreak, tears and joy encountered along the way. I was taken back to an... See more
A must read for all people, especially people just waking up to or continuing in the struggle to dismantle American Apartheid. This story reads like a riveting, non-stop, action adventure, with much heartbreak, tears and joy encountered along the way. I was taken back to an earlier time and reminded of what still needs to be done. A remarkable man; a remarkable life; a remarkable story. Thank you.
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Really recommend it.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 18, 2012
I read about this on the BBC website and it sounded interesting. I decided to read while on holidays and I couldn''t put it down!
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