10-3-07 - 10-3-07 Bobby Seale and Huey Newton founders of...

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10-3-07 Bobby Seale and Huey Newton – founders of the black panthers o Sold red books to buy guns. o Marched at capital to protest acts trying to keep from carrying guns. o Called California legislature racist because they tried to keep black people unarmed. o In a matter of 6 months Black Panther party had international notoriety. o Huey Newton – arrested for murder because of the death of a police officer (John Frey) at a protest. Shot over ten times. Five pistol bullets in his head. o Democratic National Committee Convention People were being beaten. Chicago Triggered confrontations on campuses across country Governor Reagan sent National Guard to Berkeley Peoples Park was created. Tried to form a counter culture of rural areas. Focused frustrations and ideals of 60’s. University seized Peoples Park. o Demonstrators tried to go back to People’s Park o Gov. Reagan brought in National Guard. People tried to provoke National Guard.
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