Peak membership was near 10, byand their newspaperunder the editorial leadership of Eldridge Cleaverhad a circulation ofBy the end ofthe BPP had established 38 chapters and branches, claiming more than five thousand members. At the time, the Panthers had almost no following.
In order to provide full support for Black Panther parents whose time was spent organizing, some of the students and faculty members lived together year around.
We want freedom for all Black men held in federal, state, county and city prisons and jails. A Panther is killed in a gunfight with police outside a Los Angeles restaurant.
Focusing on injustices, they began to see their struggle as one that many people faced. Two more Panthers died. To do this, the court will be forced to select a jury from the Black Community from which the Black defendant came.
This incident gained the party even wider recognition by the radical American left. Two police officers were also shot. We want an end to the robbery by the white man of our Black Community. We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Black Panther Party leaders Huey P. Number 5 of the "What We Want Now! The Oakland BPP begins the first free breakfast program for children.
Bobby Seale is indicted and imprisoned in relation to the Rackley murder. And it was… a living thing [that] changed every year. Panthers hold "Free Huey" rallies outside the courthouse daily.
We want education for our people that exposes the true nature of this decadent American society. We know that this is a reasonable and just demand that we make at this time in history.
Newton saw the explosive rebellious anger of the ghetto as a force, and believed that if he could stand up to the police, he could organize that force into political power. The second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States gives us the right to bear arms.
David Hilliard, current BPP head, advocates violent revolution. Newton during a traffic stop. The footage also shows a student protest demonstration at Alameda County Courthouse, Oakland, California. Like the Community Alert Patrol in Los Angeles after the Watts Rebellionhe decided to organize patrols to follow the police around to monitor for incidents of brutality.
S Constitution gives a man a right to be tried by his peers. We want all Black men to be exempt from military service. This notice must accompany any redistribution of the text. We believe that if the white landlords will not give decent housing to our black community, then the housing and the land should be made into cooperatives so that our community, with government aid, can build and make decent housing for its people.October Black Panther Party Platform and Program What We Want What We Believe.
1. We want freedom. We want power to determine the destiny of our Black Community. We believe that black people will not be free until we are able to. The Ten-Point Program, or The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense Ten-Point Platform and Program, is a set of guidelines to the Black Panther Party and states their ideals and ways of operation, a “combination of a Bill of Rights and a Declaration of Independence.
The Black Panther Party (BPP), originally the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, was a political organization founded by Bobby Seale and Huey Newton in October   The party was active in the United States from untilwith international chapters operating in the United Kingdom in the early s,  and in Algeria from.
On October 15,Newton & Bobby Seale drafted the Ten-Point Program [or Ten-Point Party Platform]. It established the direction and goals of.
the Black Panther Party has been too hung up in relating to the courts and trying to put on a goodface in order to help lawyers convince juries of the justice of our cause. The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense Formed inthe Black Panther Party for Self Defense was the largest Black revolutionary organization that has ever existed.
Famous for taking up guns in defense against police brutality, the Panthers had many other little-known sides to their work.Download