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  • Ten Point Program Philosophy: The Black Panther Party For Self Defense

    The Black Panther Party for Self Defense (BPPSD) whose beliefs followed the practices of Malcolm X was founded in Oakland, California, in 1966 by Bobby Seale and Huey Newton. It started as a political grass-root organization with a hand full of members and over time expanded into a national and international party. However, by 1980 the Black Panther Party of Self Defense was an Oakland- based organization again, with no more than twenty-seven active members and by 1982 the party came to an end. I am arguing that due to Huey Newton taking on much of the Panthers power within the organization and the governments covert operation ‘COINTELPRO’, launched between 1968 and 1971, both had a huge influence in the quietus of the Black Panther Party…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Black Panthers

    They wanted to take a stance against the brutality of the police department. They wanted on-the- ground action. Even though RAM was leading the way in developing revolutionary black nationalist thought in the U.S. Newton and Seale would soon leave the SSAC due to the continuous fails of the organization wanting to take a stance against police brutality, lack of support of those who wanted to act, and the lack of organizing the brothers on the corners (Bloom…

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  • The Rise Of Malcolm X: The Black Panther Party

    non-violence were deemed unrealistic, especially in what was seen as a predominantly white, racist community. Thus, the party adopted Malcolm X’s militant stands and emerged as a successful organisation that fought racism and defended their people. During their time of activity, they established various rules and ideals, and initiated programs to aid the Black community. Active from 1966 until 1982, the party eventually fell due to FBI intervention and divisions within the group. • Creators…

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  • Black Panther Party Symbolism

    America gained her independence, many people were still struggling to earn their basic right as being treated as a citizen. Because of this, the Black Panther Party was formed by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale. The logo of the party was simple in appearance yet powerful in design, in order to call out for other black people to join the cause for life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, by any means necessary. The text’s genre is a form of advertisement, being the party’s logo. The purpose…

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  • Robert George Seale's Creation Of The Black Panther Party

    Robert George Seale better known as Bobby Seale was born October 22, 1936 in Dallas Texas. He was the oldest of three children. Seale grew up very poor with a very abusive father. Growing up he continuously saw his father mistreat his mother and beat her. (Bio, Page 1)His family then move to California where he attended Berkeley High School this is also where he started to gain some political knowledge. Seale then joined the U.S Air Force in 1955 sadly he was discharged after an altercation with…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Black Panthers

    “Huey Newton was not inspired by the civil rights movement, nor were most other black college students in the San Francisco area. The college students in San Francisco who were inspired by the movement were the white ones (Haskins, 9)” According to Bobby Seale, the civil rights didn’t influence them to start the party it was the fact that quiet, innocent and peaceful people were getting murdered and abused by the police (1). After the brutal march that’s when they decided to make the Black…

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  • Symbol Of Empowerment: The Black Panther Party

    Black Panther Party The Black Panther Party has become a symbol of empowerment for people all around the world. The group started out as one local chapter but soon became a force to be reckoned with. It was founded by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale in 1966 in Oakland, California (Britannica Concise Encyclopedia). This was during a time when civil rights activists and African American communities were frustrated with the lack of progress that was occurring in desegregating public places. The…

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  • Black Panther Party Research Paper

    What people fail to realize there is a group called The New Black Panther Party and many mistake these two groups for each other . Bobby Seale, cofounder of the BPP, said many called the group a bunch of thugs but the same ones saying that didnt understand that the group “grew out of a young black intelligentsia on college campuses." The New Black Panthers took the BPP old philosophy, and made it aggressive and dangerous; many members not even educated. So many when thinking about the Black…

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  • Huey P. Newton's Black Panther Party

    In 1966, the Black Panther Party was founded by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale to prevent police brutality against African Americans in Oakland, California. Around this time, after the landmark United States Supreme Court ruled the Brown v. Board of Education case, which stated that the segregation of schools were unconstitutional, African Americans continued to face poverty and economic inequality. They helplessly strived for community improvement and equal human rights and tried to find an…

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  • Bobby Seale And Huey P Newton Essay

    and their history. By being apart of this group Newton gained knowledge about how Blacks had evolved, although, he left the organization due to the differences of values him and the leader (Donald Warden) had. Warden had other priorities, and he also followed social norms even if it contradicted what the organization was trying to promote. As Newton read more in college he aligned his beliefs to the economic system of socialism, because he strongly believed that capitalism and racism tied…

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