The Original Black Panther Party, 1965

Where did Black Panther idea originate? Lowndes County Alabama
When? 1965
How did the idea of the Black Panther come about? To form a political party for disenfranchised black voters against racist, white Democratic party in Alabama.
Who were the people involved? Kwame Toure (Stokely Carmichael),


  • The Movement, SNCC Paper June/July 1966
  • Bloody Lowndes: Civil Rights and Black Power in Alabamas Black Belt by Hasan Kwame Jeffries, NYU Press, 2009



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