How they changed the U.S

Who are the black panthers ? why did they do the things that they did ?

At its inception on October 15, 1966, the Black Panther Party's core practice was its armed citizens' patrols to monitor the behavior of police officers and challenge police brutality in Oakland, California. In 1969, community social programs became a core activity of party members. The Black Panther Party instituted a variety of community social programs, most extensively the Free Breakfast for Children Programs, and community health clinics. They gave hope for the blacks during this time.

How did they change the u.s ?

The Black Panthers made a difference by giving helping community and blacks around the U.S.

The Panthers believed in the importance of education, and of kids showing up at school full and ready to learn, he says.Bobby Seale, one of the founders of the Black Panther Party, said at the time: “There are millions of people who are living below subsistence; welfare mothers, poor white people, Mexican-Americans, Chicano peoples, Latinos, and black people.“The breakfast program gave the Black Panthers an anchor to talk about something that seldom made the headlines in America—hunger and poverty.Forbes says that the breakfast program was just one of many programs the Panthers ran to address the needs of the poor. In fact, they developed more that 60 Serve the People programs, including efforts to provide free clothing and shoes, medical services —including drug and alcohol awareness, —legal aid education, and what was thought to be some of the first true early childhood education programs in the nation, preceding Head Start." the black panthers did well over average for the black communities in the U.S.

The Black Panthers made a difference in the U.S by patrolling and protecting the community against harmful situations. According to : The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution tells the story of a pivotal movement that gave rise to a new revolutionary culture in America. Their causes, with slogans like "power to the people" and "creating a better world" are relevant again in an era that has seen the rise of the "Black Lives Matter" movement and tense relations between African American communities and the police. The Black Panthers condemnations of injustice, oppression and brutality in the late '60s and early '70s reverberate again in one city after another. In the turbulent 1960s, change was coming to America and the fault lines could no longer be ignored — cities were burning, Vietnam was exploding, and disputes raged over equality and civil rights. A new revolutionary culture was emerging and it sought to drastically transform the system. The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense would, for a short time, put itself at the vanguard of that change. The black panthers stood up for the rights of the people

they made people feel special.

The Black Panthers gave the black communities hope. According to “Vanguard of the Revolution presented the opportunity for the true nature of the Party to be shown in front of a national audience. Nelson’s film does a good job of highlighting the transition from being primarily a self-defense group to a survivalist organization helping black communities and other oppressed people to meet their basic necessities with the long-term goal of self-determination and empowerment. The black panthers peacefully made a difference. The black panthers gave great hope through love and peacefully.

the black panthers gave hope.
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The Black Panthers made a difference for the history of the U.S Black Panther Party's core practice was its armed citizens' patrols to monitor the behavior of police officers and challenge police brutality, they helped the black community with multiple programs and stood up for those who had no courage to voice for themselves. In conclusion the black panthers made a huge difference around the world.


what might others think ?

others thought the black panthers were a group of rebels.