The Black Panther Party(BPP)

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    Black Panther Party

  • Founded

    Founded by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale.
  • Place of Foundation

    Founded In Oakland California
  • The groups first newspaper

    The groups first newspaper
    The group has a self titled newspaper first made on April 25, 1967
  • Bobby Hutton is murdered

    On April 6, 1968, in West Oakland, Bobby Hutton, 17 years old, is shot dead by Oakland police.
  • First free breakfeast for children

    First free breakfeast for children
    .In Jannuary 1969 the first the first Panthers free breakfeast for school children program is initiated at St. Augustines church in Oakland.
  • Conviction of Voluntary Manslaughter

    In the summer of 1969 Huey Newton is convicted of voluntary manslaughter and sentenced to 2-15 years in prison.
  • Police Killing and Brutality

    In 1969, 28 member of BPP were killed by police.
  • Published BPP Book

    Published BPP Book
    In March 1970 Bobby Seale published a book ‘’Seize The Time’’ while being imprisoned
  • Ending of BPP

    The Black Panther Party was abolished by 1976.
  • Huey Newton was arrested

    On October 1967 police arrested Defense Minister of the Panthers Huey Newton for killing a cop in Oakland California.