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  1.   Black Panthers Bonus Clips

    Take a closer look at the powerful Black Panther movement!

    Air Date: 8/12/09

Full Episode Summary

In the last 6os, there were few radical groups more controversial that The Black Panthers. Led by the dynamic personalities of Bobby Seale, Huey Newton and Eldridge Cleaver, the Panthers boldly challenged white America to deliver justice and opportunity for all. Armed with guns and clad with berets and leather jackets, the Panthers advocated self-defense; initiated social service programs nationwide; and became a defiant symbol of Black Power. The also become a target as the FBI and police waged a bloody war to bring the party down.