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Thursday, 28 February 2013
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY :
The Black Panther Party was an African American revolutionary Socialist Organization active in the United States from 1966 to 1982. The Black Panther Party achieved national and international notoriety through its involvement in the Black Powder movement and U.S. politics of the 1960 and 1970's. Founded in Oakland, California by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale on October 15th 1966, the organization initially set froth a doctrine calling primarily for the protection of African American neighborhoods from police brutality. The leaders of the organization espoused Socialist and Marxist doctrines. However the party early Black Nationalist reputation attracted a diverse membership.