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 ===== Panther members Studying Nursing in China ===== ===== Panther members Studying Nursing in China =====
  
-One of the political and philosophical role models for the Black Panther Party was Chairman Mao of the Peoples Republic of China. Part of Mao’s cultural revolution was to sort of change the way the health care operated in China. And, that included the emergence and training of the members of society from people who were not the elite in any society who wanted to train these people called Barefoot Doctors. That was meant for two things; one, is that there are some Chinese medicine and daily practices that we should attend to and keep and we shouldn’t get rid of these practices and go to a Western scientific model.+One of the political and philosophical role models for the Black Panther Party was Chairman Mao of the Peoples Republic of China. Part of Mao’s cultural revolution was to sort of change the way the health care operated in China. And, that included the emergence and training of the members of society from people who were not the elite in any society who wanted to train these people called ​**Barefoot Doctors**. That was meant for two things; one, is that there are some Chinese medicine and daily practices that we should attend to and keep and we shouldn’t get rid of these practices and go to a Western scientific model.
  
 And, it was also the case that these barefoot doctors were meant to valorize the role of the people, as the people’s experience with illness as being important for the healing process. And, it was also the case that these barefoot doctors were meant to valorize the role of the people, as the people’s experience with illness as being important for the healing process.
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 ===== Militants / artists / practionners ===== ===== Militants / artists / practionners =====
  
 +==== Dr. Tolbert Small ====
 +Although, never officially a Black Panther member, Tolbert Small was the official physician to Oakland’s chapter of the Black Panther Party.
 +Tolbert Small continues to serve the community now as "the people'​s doctor"​ at the Tubman Medical Office, where he has a new extern program that encourages people of color to join the health care field. ​ His poetry, reflecting his many life experiences and the people he has met along the way, can be shared with everyone here.
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 +//​(from:​[[https://​sites.google.com/​site/​maskspoetryofdrtolbertsmall/​|Poetry of Dr. Tolbert Small]])//
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 +//​[[hacking_with_tales|Hacking With Tales]]//
 ==== Milford Graves ==== ==== Milford Graves ====
 Not a panther himself, Milford Graves is a free jazz drummer and percussionist,​ music teacher, therapist, acupuncturist… Not a panther himself, Milford Graves is a free jazz drummer and percussionist,​ music teacher, therapist, acupuncturist…
 +He is considered to be a free jazz pioneer, liberating the percussion from its timekeeping role. In fact, many of his music contemporaries,​ musician inspirees, and fans world-wide would argue that Graves is perhaps the most influential known musician in the development and continuing evolution of free-jazz/​avant-garde music, to date. 
  
 //(see [[http://​hackingwithcare.in/​2014/​07/​milford-graves-holistic-beat-doctor/​| Milford Graves, holistic beat doctor ]])// //(see [[http://​hackingwithcare.in/​2014/​07/​milford-graves-holistic-beat-doctor/​| Milford Graves, holistic beat doctor ]])//
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 ==== Veronza Bowers Jr.==== ==== Veronza Bowers Jr.====
  is an inmate at the Federal Correctional Facility in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a former member of the Black Panther Party incarcerated in federal prison for over 37 years making him one of the longest-held political prisoners in U.S. history.In the 37-plus years of his confinement,​ Veronza has become a "model "​prisoner. He is an author, musician, a student of Asian healing arts and has a strong interest in Buddhist meditation as well as "​hands-on"​ healing techniques which he practiced at the various facilities in which he was incarcerated. Veronza is also an honorary elder of the Lompoc Tribe of Five Feathers, a Native American spiritual and cultural group. He is a mentor and founder of the All-Faith Meditation Group, a non-denominational spiritual organization devoted to healing meditation using the traditional Japanese shakuhachi flute. ​  is an inmate at the Federal Correctional Facility in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a former member of the Black Panther Party incarcerated in federal prison for over 37 years making him one of the longest-held political prisoners in U.S. history.In the 37-plus years of his confinement,​ Veronza has become a "model "​prisoner. He is an author, musician, a student of Asian healing arts and has a strong interest in Buddhist meditation as well as "​hands-on"​ healing techniques which he practiced at the various facilities in which he was incarcerated. Veronza is also an honorary elder of the Lompoc Tribe of Five Feathers, a Native American spiritual and cultural group. He is a mentor and founder of the All-Faith Meditation Group, a non-denominational spiritual organization devoted to healing meditation using the traditional Japanese shakuhachi flute. ​
-//​(from[[http://​www.veronza.org/​Veronza Bowers, ​Jr.|Veronza Bowers ​Jr.]])//+//​(from[[http://​www.veronza.org/​Veronza Bowers, Jr.]])//
  
 ===== Ressources ===== ===== Ressources =====
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