The Black Panthers still in prison

Antoinette Russell vividly recalls the first time she was led to believe she would finally meet her father as a free man. He called her up on a prison phone, his voice shaking with excitement, and told her: “I’m coming home!” That was 17 years ago. Since then, every two years, she’s been put through […]

Intercommunalism (1974)

by Huey P. Newton  June 11, 2018 PDF On September 5, 1970, Huey P. Newton, co-founder of the Black Panther Party (BPP), introduced his theory of intercommunalism at the Revolutionary People’s Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.1 He later expanded on this theory before an audience at Boston College in November of that year, and then again In […]

Intercommunalism: The Late Theorizations of Huey P. Newton, ‘Chief Theoretician’ of the Black Panther Party

by Delio Vasquez June 11, 2018 PDF Black Panther leader Huey Newton holds a press conference in San Francisco after returning from a meeting with Chinese Premier Chou En-lai in China. Newton is facing his third trial on charges of killing a police officer. October 8 1971 On September 5, 1970, Huey P. Newton, co-founder […]

On the Revolutionary “Intercommunalism” of Black Panther Huey P. Newton

Newton.jpg1280×720 97.9 KB   At Viewpoint Magazine, Delio Vasquez explores the theory of “intercommunalism”advanced in the early 1970s by Huey P. Newton, cofounder of the Black Panther Party. Vasquez’s essay serves as an extensive introduction to Newton’s essay “Intercommunalism” (1974), which was previously locked away in an archive but has now been made available on the Viewpoint website. As Vasquez writes, […]

The Strength Of Knowledge

I admire the leadership of Bobby Seale and Huey Newton, the co-founders of The Black Panther Party for Self Defense, in Oakland, California. The organization was started in 1966 to bring awareness to — and protect Black people from — police brutality in their communities. Huey Newton, who earned his PhD from the University of […]

Prison Panthers and awakening the Black radicals

by Keith ‘Malik’ Washington “What made him (Malcolm X) unfamiliar and dangerous was not his hatred for white people but his love for Blacks, his apprehension of the horror of the Black condition, and the reasons for it, and his determination to work on their hearts and minds so that they would be enabled to […]

They called him Bunchy, like a bunch of greens

by Malik Ismail “When they killed Bunchy, they killed the Party – we just didn’t know it at the time.” – Roland Freeman, member of the Southern California Chapter of the Black Panther Party 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Southern California Chapter of the Black Panther Party by Bunchy Carter in […]

Huey Newton’s Lessons for World Revolution in Our Times

Danny Haiphong Huey Newton’s Lessons for World Revolution in Our Times “Huey used the framework of dialectical materialism, which gave him the understanding that all development is a struggle between contradictions.” BAR contributor Danny Haiphong delivered the following remarks to a day-long conference on “Huey P. Newton: Our Struggle for Self-Determination and World Peace” October […]

Yesterday’s Crimes: The Living Martyrdom of Huey Newton

The arrest of Huey Newton for the killing of Oakland policeman John Frey transformed the Black Panthers into a national movement — 50 years ago this month. by Bob Calhoun West Oakland was being squeezed. At the start of the 1960s, Seventh Street was jumping with blues clubs and pool halls. By the middle of the […]

10/28~Celebrate Huey P. Newton’s Life & Legacy

Date: October 28th, 10:30AM-7:00PM Location: “The Underground” in Temple University’s (Philly) Student Center Building on 13th and Montgomery There is no registration and admission is FREE for everyone! In the heart of North Philadelphia, the center of the struggle for Black liberation, community members, students, scholars, and activists will gather to celebrate the life of […]