Black Panthers, with black gats, twenty-one blackjacks
Twenty one black knapsacks,
Reference to the Black Panther Party organization of black revolutionary socialists. They were active in the USA during the 60’s and the 70’s.
The Black Panthers are carrying knapsacks and holding weapons — guns and batons (blackjacks). “Twenty-one” is a reference to the twenty-one Black Panther Party leaders that were incarcerated in New York.
This is also a play on the fact that in the gambling game Blackjack, the ideal number of points to get is 21.
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