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  • Black Panthers And The Political Process Theory
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    The Black Panthers and the Political Process Theory "We want land, bread, housing, education, clothing, justice, and peace". This statement was the rallying call for Blacks across the nation to stand up and take what was owed to them. Armed with sincerity, the knowledge of such greats as Mao Tse-Tung and Malcolm X, law books, and rifles, the Black Panther Party fed the hungry, protected the weak from racist police, and presented a new theoretical perspective of Black political and social activis...
  • Black Panther Party For Self Defense
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    Today I'd like to tell you about a group of people who over the years have gained a bad reputation in the world for simply telling the truth and trying to fit into a society which rejects them and rejects the truth itself. The group that I am referring to is the Black Panthers. Most people perceive the Black Panthers as being a type of white hate group that despise white people and doesn't want anything to do with them. This perception is due mostly to the government and what they tell you to be...
  • Black Panther Party's Ten Point Program
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    Guns, Social Welfare, and Revolution: The Black Panther Party In late September of 1966, at a small poverty center in North Oakland, Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale began to draft the Ten-Point Platform and Program, thus creating the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. From this creation rose a complex nationalist organization with chapters throughout the United States that sought to educate the people politically, and from that education give the people the desire to rage a revolution in order...
  • Black Panther Party For Self Defense
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    Is Violence the Answer? : The Black Panther Party Organized in the 1960's at the height of the American Civil Rights Movement, the Black Panther Party emerged as a revolutionist group pioneering a strategy of militancy. The Party's aims were to eliminate the discrimination challenging African-Americans in America since the time of slavery, and to protect their communities from police brutality. Inspired by contemporary radical leaders such as Malcolm X, the party recognized that in order to rest...
  • Black Panther Party
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    In the late 1960's and early '70's posters of the Black Panther Party's co-founder, Huey P. Newton were plastered on walls of college dorm rooms across the country. Wearing a black beret and a leather jacket, sitting on a wicker chair, a spear in one hand and a rifle in the other, the poster depicted Huey Newton as a symbol of his generation's anger and courage in the face of racism and classism. He is the man whose intellectual capacity and community leadership abilities helped to found the Bla...
  • Black Panther Party
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    The original vision of the Black Panther Party (BPP) was to serve the needs of the oppressed people in their communities and defend them against their oppressors. When the Party was initiated these aims hoped to raise the consciousness of the people and encourage them to fight for their freedom. The Black Panther Party wrote the Ten-Point Program as a guideline to freedom. They summarized their demands in the final point: "We want land, bread, housing, education, clothing, justice, and peace". T...
  • Members And Mass Support To The Bpp
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    ... began turning away from the Party. Meanwhile, within the party the leaders tended to have differences of opinion. Newton and Seale eventually decided to shift from the revolutionary ideals and concentrate more on helping the community. These leaders called for the developing of survival programs in black communities to build support for the BPP. Thus, they broke away from Cleaver who continued to support black revolution instead of community programs. These internal divisions between the key...
  • First Organized Black Gangs
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    Most of us, being United States citizens, would like to believe that everyone in this country is living in conditions of utmost freedom and equality. Although according to the constitution this is true, anyone who has ever been the victim of oppression knows not to take equality for granted. Our society has slowly grown to accept the different types of people that live in our country; it is now a lot less common to see people's rights such as freedom and equality being abused. However, the influ...
  • Black Panthers And Anne Moody
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    During the 1960's, many Black Americans drew attention to the inequalities among races in society. Protest groups formed and demonstrations highlighting discrimination towards dark people were a common practice for civil rights activists. Some activists believed non-violence was the only way to overcome, and others, such as Anne Moody and the Black Panthers, had a more aggressive attitude towards gaining freedom. In her autobiography, The Coming of Age in Mississippi, Anne Moody describes the ha...
  • Black Panther Party For Self Defense
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    The Black Panthers [also known as] (The Black Panther Party for Self Defense) was a Black Nationalist organization in the United States that formed in the late 1960's and became nationally renowned. (Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, 1997). The Black Panther Party was founded in 1966 by party members Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale in the city of Oakland, California. The party was established to help further the movement for African American liberation, which was growing rapidly throughout the si...
  • Black Panther Party
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    A Taste of Brown: A Black Panther's Movement Critique And, we sat and we talked About freedom and things. And, he told me about what he dreamed. But I knew of that dream Long before he had spoke And a feeling familiarly came around. I said, Man, where have you been for all these years Man, where were you when I sought you Man, do you know me as I know you Man, am I coming through -National Black Panther Anthem The above lyrics signified a certain type of uniformity and camaraderie, characteristi...
  • Black Panther Party For Self Defense
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    The Black Panther Party My survey paper for Assignment 4 is on the Black Panther Party. I will discuss the rise and the fall of the Black Panther Party and how Huey Newton and Bobby Seale met. I will also discuss some of the goals of the Black Panther Party, the good the party did for the black and poor communities. I will also discuss what they hoped to achieve from their movement. Huey Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party (BPP) in Oakland, California in 1966. The original nam...
  • Extent The Black Panthers Resort To Violence
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    In Martin Luther King's essay "The Ways of Meeting Oppression" and in the text "Nonviolence", the term nonviolence is explained as a technique for social struggle. On the other hand, in the reading "The Black Panther Party for Self- Defense" it is stated that this social struggle doesn't always carry the same meaning with the term nonviolence. As I agree with Black Panther's idea, in my essay, I am going to discuss the extent that the black panthers' resort to violence is justifiable. According ...
  • Black Panther Party
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    Bobby Seale Bobby Seale was one of the co-founders of the Black Panther Party. He was born on October 22, 1939 in Dallas Texas. By the time Bobby was ten his family moved to Oakland, California where he would have a rough childhood. Seale's family was very poor so this only added to his dire childhood. Bobby eventually dropped out of high school and at 18 he was indicted into the Air Force. He was immediately sent to Amarillo, Texas to receive training as an aircraft sheet-metal mechanic. He soo...
  • Black Equality Struggle
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    The civil rights movement started in the end of the 1950's and through various protests broke the pattern of racially segregated public facilities in the South and achieved the most important breakthrough in equal-rights legislation for blacks since the Reconstruction period (1865-77). The Struggle for Black Equality by Harvard Sitkoff offered an extremely detailed overview of the movement and went through every phase of the struggle. The book made it clear that the black struggle has been worse...
  • Main Idea The Black Panther Party
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    Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense in October 1966, in Oakland, California. The name was later shortened to the Black Panther Party. Stoke ly Car micheal, the leader of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNC C) who had some of the same views as the Panthers also joined the Party. Their main goals were to end police brutality, and strengthen Black communities through organization and education although many other people were against them. ...

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