The Black Panther Party (BPP) was a Black Power political organization founded by college students Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in 1966. The party was active in the United States between 1966 and 1982, with chapters in numerous major cities, and international chapters in Britain and Algeria. Upon its inception, the Black Panther Party's core practice was its open carry armed citizens' patrols (cop watching) to monitor the behavior of police officers and challenge police brutality in the city. Influent members include Fred Hampton, Kathleen Cleaver, Angela Davis, Erika Huggins, Charles Barron, Nelson Malloy, Bobby Rush
Inspired by Robert F. Williams' armed resistanc… Read more
Guerrilla warfare is a form of irregular warfare in which small groups of combatants, such as paramilitary personnel, armed civilians, or irregulars, use military tactics including ambushes, sabotage, raids, petty warfare, hit-and-run tactics, and mobility, to fight a larger and less-mobile traditional military.
Black Lives Matter (BLM) is a decentralized political and social movement protesting against incidents of police brutality and all racially motivated violence against black people. The movement began in July 2013 with the use of the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter on social media after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of African-American teen Trayvon Martin 17 months earlier in February 2012. The movement became nationally recognized for street demonstrations following the 2014 deaths of two African Americans, that of Michael Brown?resulting in protests and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, a city near St. Louis?and Eric Garner in New York City. Since the Ferguson prot… Read more