Conclusion Of The Black Panther Party

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Imagine living during a time where every day you stepped outside, you were brutally beaten by law enforcement, just for the simple fact of being African American. For a very long time, and still in todays society, this was/is the truth of many African Americans. Huey Newton and Bobby Seale were fed up and ready to challenge police authority and their brutality against the African American community in Oakland, California. Upon their quest to fight against the brutality, The Black Panther Party was founded in Oakland, California, October 1966. The Black Panther Party was a political organization that has had an infinite amount of trials and tribulation that they’ve overcame with many for their accomplishments still existing today.
Huey Newton and Bobby Seale created this organization after the assassination of Malcom X and after San Francisco police killed and unarmed teenager, Matthew Johnson. Solely founding the party on the idea of collectively combating white oppression. They formed “the pioneering black liberation group to help build community and confront corrupt systems of power” according to Huffington Post. They were one of the first organization to really stand up and fight through the struggle of change for social, economic and political equality for African Americans. The Black Panther Party stood for revolutionary socialism, practicing “militant self-defense of minority communities against the U.S. government”, according to Marxists. Without a doubt they fought
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