The Black Panthers

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The Black Panthers

The Black Panther Party was founded by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale. They met in the early sixties whilst at Meritt Junior College in West Oakland. The civil rights movement had ignited Black America: Seale and Newton were no exception.Dr. Huey Percy Newton was an African-American political activist and revolutionary who, along with Bobby Seale, co-founded the Black Panther Party in 1966. He continued to pursue an education, eventually earning a Ph.D. in social philosophy.

The Black Panthers

Who is Huey P. Newton ??

Robert George "Bobby" Seale is an American political activist. 1968, Seale wanted the public to know about the formation and the history of the Black Panthers. He wrote the book, Seize the Time: The Story of the Black Panther Party and Huey P. Newton, later published in 1970.

Who is Bobby Seale ??

Famous for taking up guns in defense against police brutality, the Panthers had many other little-known sides to their work. They organized dozens of community programs such as free breakfast for children, health clinics and shoes for children.The formation of the Panthers was the direct result of the development of the civil rights movement which had already been in full swing for more than a decade before they were created.

What good did the Black Panthers do ?

Who are the founders ??

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