Black Power

By Jason Russell

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background info

The BPP was to protect African Americans from police actions that many blacks considered brutality.

· Black power was a rallying cry of some militant African American activists in United States in the late 1960s



· A national conference of African American leaders to explore the implications of black power was held in Newark, N.J, in July 1967.

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Black Power Party

The BPP was to protect African Americans from police actions that many blacks considered brutality.

The black panther party (BPP) came to represent the west coast manifestation of Black power



· The group’s were influences by Malcolm X in the 1964



· The (BPP) was founded in Oakland, California, in October 1966 by Huey Newton and Bobby seale.



· The name and the symbol for the organizing the rural black belt.



· The (BPP) was a radical political organization in the United States.



· It was for self- Defense was founded in Oakland, California, in 1966 by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale.



The (BPP) was to protect African Americans from police actions that many blacks considered brutality.

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The effects of the protest

They were asking rights that they did not have or did not want to do those rights like -


·they want decent housing to live or a decent area to live


· want freedom for all black men held in federal, state, county and city prisons and jails.


·want all black men to be exempt from military service.


They ask for things because they think that there are being force to things or they need these rights.