A Huey P Newton Story

Written and performed by Roger Guenveur Smith. Winner of two Obie Awards, the Helen Hayes Award, and three N.A.A.C.P. Awards, this solo portrait traces the mythic rise and fall of the Black Panther Party leader based on his own brilliant, incendiary words. Roger Guenveur Smith navigates Newton's cinematic stream of consciousness from his Louisiana childhood to his untimely death on the streets of Oakland, California in 1989

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