- A Taste of Power: A Black Woman's Story
A Taste of Power: A Black Woman's Story
By Elaine Brown
By August 1974, the Black Panthers were a national organization to be reckoned with, supported by millions of blacks as well as white liberals. How Brown came to leadership in this paramilitary, male-dominated organization, and what she did with that power, is an unsparing story of self-discovery. Photos.