Category Archives: Huey P. Newton

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution (2016)

“In the turbulent 1960s, change was coming to America and the fault lines could no longer be ignored — cities were burning, Vietnam was exploding, and disputes raged over equality and civil rights. A new revolutionary culture was emerging and … Continue reading

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Days of Rage

Police arrest demonstrators at a “Days of Rage” protest, in Chicago, on October 11, 1969, organized by the Weathermen, a radical offshoot of Students for a Democratic Society. “The Days of Rage demonstrations were a series of direct actions taken … Continue reading

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Watts riots

Armed National Guardsmen march toward smoke on the horizon during the street fires of the Watts Riots in Los Angeles. After six days of unrest, over a thousand people had been injured — and 34 had died.  (NPR) “The Watts … Continue reading

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The Black Panther

“The Black Panther began as a four-page newsletter in Oakland, CA, in 1967, founded by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale. It was the main publication of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense (BPP), and was sold in several large … Continue reading

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