Huey Newton Was The Founders Of The Black Panther Party

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The founders of the Black Panther Party were community college students Bobby Seale and Huey Newton. The Black Panther Party didn’t want the legitimacy of the U.S government but was part of the global struggle against American imperialism. The party became the center of the revolutionary movement. They had offices in 68 cities in the U.S. and allies around the world. Huey Newton was born in Monroe, Louisiana on February 17, 1942. He was the 7th and youngest child to Walter and Armelia Newton. His mother was a stay at home mom, the child saw that as an act of rebellion because she didn’t work as a domestic servant. Walter Newton his father often said, “You can take a killing but you can’t take a beating.” “One day his father got in an argument
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