Black Panthers founders Original six members of the Black Panther Party Top left to right: Elbert "Big Man" Howard, Huey P. Newton (Defense Minister), Sherman Forte, Bobby Seale (Chairman) Bottom: Reggie Forte and Little Bobby Hutton (Treasurer).
Hutton joined the Black Panther Party at the age of in On April when he was 17 years old, he was traveling in a car with a few other Black Panther members when they were ambushed by the Oakland police.
Kathleen Cleaver and husband Black Panther 'Minister of Information' Eldridge Cleaver. The couple fled the US in aftter he violated a parole order, returning in Today Kathleen is a law lecturer in Atlanta. Eldridge died in
(8 of 14) They’ve Always Been Watching Us - From COINTELPRO and Martin Luther King, Jr to the NSA’s surveillance program, the US Government has been keeping a close watch on the American Left for a long time. FBI infiltrators worked within the Nation of Islam to broaden the rift between Malcolm X and Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammed, which led to Malcolm's assassination. Repeated raids orchestrated by the FBI led to the police killings of numerous Black Panther Party members, often…