David Hilliard and Donald Weise

DAVID HILLIARD is a founding member and former chief of staff of the Black Panther Party. He is the author of This Side of Glory:The Autobiography of David Hilliard and the Story of the Black Panther Party and currently serves as executive director of the Dr. Huey P. Newton Foundation in Oakland, California.

DONALD WEiSE is the editor of Black Like Us: A Century of Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual African-American Fiction. He lives in San Francisco.