October 1, 1966 Bobby Seale & Huey Newton founded The Black Panther Party in Oakland Ca.
Huey & Elaine -Berkeley Black Panther Party The Black Panther party burst upon our consciousness when Bobby Seale and other Panthers marched upon the California State Capitol in Sacramento—armed with guns. This approach electrified a generation of black youth. But the Panthers did not encourage hatred. Their “black pride” was not based on denigrating whites, but on showing the black community that they were in control of their own destiny. The Black Panther Party sought to build a community
Huey P. Newton was an African-American political activist who, along with Bobby Seale, co-founded the Black Panther Party in 1966.