Origins of the Black Panther Party

In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the Black Panther Party, some of the founders talked about its origins. Topics included… read more

In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the Black Panther Party, some of the founders talked about its origins. Topics included fighting oppression and police brutality and protesting the disarmament of the black community in California. They also talked about the many personalities in the early days and their efforts to gain universal health care and decent education and housing in black communities, and about the efforts to free founder Huey Newton from jail. After their presentations, the participants responded to audience members' questions.

Fredrika Newton is the widow of Huey P. Newton close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
191354-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
First Aired:
Oct 14, 2006
Last Aired:
Oct 15, 2006

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  • Oct 14, 2006 | 9:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 15, 2006 | 12:17am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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