Before cities everywhere. More people started to join there

Before the
black panther party started African Americans were experiencing police
brutality. Also, African Americans were discriminated against, murder, and
robed. This was a major thing leading up to the Huey P Newton and Bobby Seale
starting the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The BPP believed that
because of the G1 constitution states.

 

Malcolm x
strongly influenced the black panther party. His idea of that G2 African Americans should be able to
use violence and armed self-defense to be free from white oppression.

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Huey P.
Newton and Bobby Seale were the co-founders of the black panther party for self-defense.
They meet each other at Merritt College in Oakland, California. Then in 1966 of
October Booby Seale and Huey P. Newton the black panther party and wrote the
10-point program.

 

 

 

The 10-point program is a set of
goals the black panther party would like to achieve. If these goals were meet
the black panther party and African Americans would feel like they were equal
to the white people.G3 G4 G5 G6 G7 G8 G9 G10 G11 G12 G13 G14 G15 

 

The black
panther party grew tremendously. And got a lot of attention all over cities
everywhere. More people started to join there cause to be free from white
oppression.

 

In 1967 Huey
P. Newton was charged with shooting a 23-year-old police officer. As a result,
Eldridge Cleaver took leadership. He started a protest called “Huey Must Be Set
Free.”

 

The black panthers had a lot of
enemies. But one of there biggest enemies was former FBI director J. Edgar
Hoover. G16 He
feared that the black panthers were growing so he created an organization to
discredit the black panthers. His group tried to disrupt, misdirect, discredit
and harassed. They even tapped their phones to listen in on their private
conversations.G17 G18 

Black Panthers were mostly male. But
later in time most of the black panthers were women. They took leadership of
the black panthers.