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Bobby Seale        

Political Activist & Co-Founder of the Black Panther Party

Bobby Seale is a fifty year plus African-American social change activist, founding Chairman and national organizer of the Black Panther Party. He was the eighth defendant of the 1969 Chicago Seven conspiracy trial.

Born in Texas in 1936, Bobby Seale's early 1960s activist life was influenced by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Nelson Mandela and Malcolm X when in 1966, he preached a doctrine of militant black empowerment and was co-founder of the Black Panthers. During this time, Seale’s work evolved from his engineering position with NASA’s Gemini Missile program to grassroots political electoral community organizing. By the end of 1968, Seale created coalitions with all people of color, civil rights organizations and those in the anti-Vietnam war movement to advocate for greater electoral empowerment of the “All Power to the All the People” movement.

Speech Topics

Public Enemy: Reflections of the Black Panthers

The Black Panthers

Seize The Time: Story of the Black Panther Party

The New Black Panther Party

From the Sixties to the Future


Social Change into the 21st Century

The Black Panther Party - Reconsidered

Activism: Then and Now

The Relationship Between Civil Rights, Human Rights, Environment, Politics and the Economy

Electoral Coalitions Protest Resistance

From the sixties to present day progressive constitutional democratic Ecological Economic rights inclusive of all civil-human-rights programs

Green New Deals concurs with infrastructure; Climate Change; Renewable Energy. Peoples’ Medicare for all; community cooperative housing; including Bobby Seale’s nonprofit entity

Environmental Youth Jobs Projects

“The Eight Defendant” of the Great 1969, “Chicago Seven Conspiracy Trial”


Bobby Seale Still Fundraising For Scripted Black Panthers Life Story ...

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Bobby Seale, Black Panthers founder, writes his own history - San ...

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Oakland Museum takes Bobby Seale back where Black Panthers ...

“Bobby Seale is the most important Black Panther living today,” says OMCA senior curator Rene de Guzman. “A historic figure, Seale and other Panthers give  ...

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