BLACK PANTHER PARTY
By:Getulio Reis & Kevin Lima HistoryThe BPP was formed in
Oakland , California. It was created in October 1966. The party was
formed to stop the racism that were meant towards the blacks. The
BPP were committed to a violent way to get their rights. They made
physical actions to make people give them rights. For example on
April 6, 1968 an armed confrontation between Black Panthers and
police led to 90 minute confrontation at a building housing
Panthers. Eventually , the panthers surrendered. Over the course of
the day, at least four policemen were wounded and one killed. One
panther member, Bobby Hutton, was killed by the police and seven
P. Newton Huey P. Newton was one of the leaders of the Black
Panther Party (BPP). He created the Black Panther to have civil
rights for all blacks. He was born on February 17 , 1942 in Monroe
Monroe, LouisianaHuey P. Newton10 Point PlanThe 10 step program
was like the bible of The Black Panther. It listed all the rights
the BPP wanted for all blacks. It gave the BPP the rights they
deserved to continue on with their lives but with the rights they
deserved.1. We want freedom. We want power to determine the destiny
of our Black Community.2. We want full employment for our people.3.
We want an end to the robbery by the white man of our Black
Community.4. We want decent housing, fit for shelter of human
beings.5. We want education for our people6. We want all Black men
to be exempt from military service.
10 Point Program Cont.7. We want an immediate end to police
brutality and murder of black people.8. We want freedom for all
black men held in federal, state, county and city prisons and
jails.9. We want all Black people when brought to trial to be tried
in a court by a jury .10. We want land, bread, housing, education,
clothing, justice and peace. Bobby SealeBobby Seale was the second
founder of the BPP. He was born on October 22 , 1936. He was born
in Dallas , Texas. He wanted rights just like Huey. So he helped
create the BPP.
Dallas , Texas Bobby SealeHuey Newton foundationThe Huey P.
Newton foundation was found in 1993 in Oakland California by
Fredrika Newton and David Hilliard. The purpose for the foundation
was to honor the Black panther Legacy. This foundation created
programs. For example Free Breakfast program.Mission STATEMENTThe
Huey P. Newton Foundation is a community based, non profit
research(for example sickle cell research with Oakland children
hospital),and advocacy center for progressive social change.New
Black panther partyMalik zulu shabazzMalik Zulu Shabazz was born
and raised in Los Angeles, California. His father, James Lewis, was
a Muslim who was killed under mysterious circumstances when Shabazz
was a child. his mother was a successful business women. His
grandfather introduced him to the Nation Of Islam.
Florida Zimmerman shooting caseNew Black Panther Party offered a
$10,000 bounty for the capture of George Zimmerman, who shot and
killed the unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.