Black Panther Party: The Rise And Fall Of The Black Panther Party

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The Black Panther Party was formed out of frustration. They were formed after the death of civil rights leader James Meredith. The party was given a boost of movement by the decline of Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and SNN. They believed in fighting with nationalism, a philosophy taken from Marxism. They formed a ten-point program to being full equality to African Americans in trials, employment, military, etc. However, the program also formed a use of violence such as guns against the police. The article states that their goal was to "change society by uniting African Americans against their white oppressors"
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