The platform and ideals of the black panther party

We want an end to the capitalistic domination of Africa in all of its forms: We believe that if the White American business men will not give full employment, the means of production should be taken from the businessmen and placed in the community so that the people of the community can organize and employ all of its people and give a high standard of living.

Ten-Point Program

We believe that this racist government has robbed us and now we are demanding the overdue debt of forty acres and two mules. The Panthers employed a California law that permitted carrying a loaded rifle or shotgun as long as it was publicly displayed and pointed at no one.

The Black Panthers

Late to early Chronology July The American racist has taken part in the slaughter of over 50, Black people; therefore, we feel that this is a modest demand that we make.

The Ten-Point Program was ultimately unsuccessful, though it played a meaningful role in the development of the civil rights movement in the United States during the s and 60s.

Students at rally marched, sang, clapped hands, and carried protest signs. Another shootout between the two groups on March 17 led to further injuries.

The North American Review. Number 5 of the "What We Want Now! Black Panther Party Platform and Program: England owes us reparations. Newton during a traffic stop. While the Black Panthers were often portrayed as a gang, their leadership saw the organization as a political party whose goal was getting more African Americans elected to political office.

Cleaver is in jail. We believe that if the white landlords will not give decent housing to our black community, then the housing and the land should be made into cooperatives so that our community, with government aid, can build and make decent housing for its people.

WE will not fight and kill other people of color in the world who, like black people, are being victimized by the white racist government of America. Wait a minute, that doesn't sound right. While students were provided with traditional courses such as English, Math, and Science, they were also exposed to activities focused on class structure and the prevalence of institutional racism.

Bobby Seale is indicted and imprisoned in relation to the Rackley murder. We want education that teaches us our true history and our role in the present day society. We will not fight and kill other people of color in the world who, like black people, are being victimized by the white racist government of America.

We want education for our people that exposes the true nature of this decadent American society. At the time, the Panthers had almost no following. A lot of people running around town don't have a roof over their heads.

We want all black men to be exempt from military service. Put a semi-colon in between the first part and the second part cause a lot of young people will be reading the ten points; we don't want to be accused of bad punctuation.

We want all black people when brought to trial to be tried in court by a jury of their peer group or people from their black communities, as defined by the Constitution of the United States. We want full employment for our people and we demand the dignity to do for ourselves what we have begged the white man to do for us.

We believe that Black people should not be forced to fight in the military service to defend a racist government that does not protect us.

An education which what?

Ten-Point Program

Newton saw the explosive rebellious anger of the ghetto as a force, and believed that if he could stand up to the police, he could organize that force into political power.

We want an immediate end to police brutality and murder of black people. We believe that the federal government is responsible and obligated to give every man employment or a guaranteed income.

Its community programs were designed to address the shortcomings of the federal welfare programs to meet the needs of poor African-Americans as well as to enlist the community in its political causes. The Panthers attracted a wide variety of left-wing revolutionaries and political activists, including writer Jean Genetformer Ramparts magazine editor David Horowitz who later became a major critic of what he describes as Panther criminality [89] and left-wing lawyer Charles R.

To do this the court will be forced to select a jury from the Black community from which the Black defendant came. To view the BPP as a purely revolutionary and violent movement is wrong.

Fanon, a Martinician physician who participated in Algeria's war for independence, critiqued colonial medicine as "ethnopsychiatry" that aided oppression.On October 15,Newton & Bobby Seale drafted the Ten-Point Program [or Ten-Point Party Platform]. It established the direction and goals of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense.

The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense Formed inthe Black Panther Party for Self Defense was the largest Black revolutionary organization that has ever existed.

Famous for taking up guns in defense against police brutality, the Panthers had many other little-known sides to their work. The Ten-Point Program, or The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense Ten-Point Platform and Program, is a set of guidelines to the Black Panther Party and states their ideals and ways of operation, a “combination of a Bill of Rights and a Declaration of Independence.

The Black Panther Party was founded by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale. They met in the early sixties whilst at Meritt Junior College in West Oakland. The civil rights movement had ignited Black America: Seale and Newton were no exception.

Bythe Black Panther Party newspaper officially stated that men and women are equal: 2 and instructed male Panthers to treat female Party members as equals: 6 a drastic change from the idea of the female Panther as subordinate.

The Ten-Point Program, or The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense Ten-Point Platform and Program, is a set of guidelines to the Black Panther Party and states their ideals and ways of operation, a "combination of a Bill of Rights and a Declaration of Independence.".

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