The Black Of Black Panther Party

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In the 1960’s all around the United States, many African-Americans fought for civil and equal rights in America. The Black Panther Party did this through many different ways such as food banks, newspapers, free food and clothing. Led by many influential and powerful people, such as Martin L. King, Bobby Seale , and Huey Newton. Even though the Black Panthers were considered radical because of their use of force to protect the African American communities, their actions were just because their goals were to receive equal rights and opportunities as the white community had obtained.
The Black Panther Party members had many foes but none greater than the white men in the government. The white men in the government wanted no success or freedom from the black communities including the Black Panthers. There was racism rooming all around the United States and the country was being led by the white men who basically could do anything they wanted at any time.
Around 1966, the Black Panther Party was founded. It was a Black political organization, solely for Self-Defensive purposes. The Black Panther Party originated in Oakland, California. The main founders were Huey Newton and Bobby Seale. There were six members of the Black Panthers included Sherman Forte, Elbert “Big Man” Howard, Little Bobby Hutton, Huey Newton, Bobby Seale, and Reggie Forte. These six people were the very important in making this party. “They adopted the Black Panther symbol from an independent political party…

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