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Black Panther Party

The Black Panther Party , originally the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, was a Marxist-Leninist black power political organization founded by college students Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in October 1966 in Oakland, California. The party was active in the United States between 1966 and 1982, with chapters in many major cities and international chapters in Britain and Algeria. Wikipedia*

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Black Panther Party has hosted 2 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1968 Vignette.

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    Black Panther

    The film Black Panther, originally released as Off the Pig!, features a 1967 interview with party founder Huey Newton while he was in prison…

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    Black Panther Party 45th Anniversary Dinner

    Bobby Seale talked about his experiences as an activist, founding the Black Panther Party, and civil rights and unrest in…

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