The Black Panther Party, By Huey Newton And Bobby Seale

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The Black Panther Party October 1966, Huey Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party in oakland. Their plan was to practice self-defense against the government, to establish socialism, and community based programs, the article stated. It states that “the party was one of the first organizations in U.S. history to militantly struggle for ethnic minority and working class emancipation.” In other words, they wanted to come together and be equal no matter what your race and gender is. The members in the group included; Elbert Howard, Huey P. Newton, Sherman Forte, Bobby Seale, Reggie Forte, and Little Bobby Hutton. The party’s first news organ was distributed on April 25th 1967. Later that month, the party marched and protested with weapons because of the state’s attempt to cease carrying loaded guns in public. Police took action and arrested member Bobby Seale and 30 more armed Panthers. After that, it led to the burning resistance movement in the United States. “In October of 1967, the police arrested the Defense Minister of the Panthers, Huey Newton, for killing an Oakland cop.” Panther Member Eldridge Cleaver began another movement “Free Huey”. That brought the Panthers lots of attention. Thier party spreaded around in politics and they even came together and teamed up with other revolutionary parties. In February, 1968, They recruited Stokely Carmichael, the former chairman of the SNCC to be the party’s Prime Minister. He was

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