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Bobby Seale        

Political Activist & Co-Founder of the Black Panther Party

Bobby Seale is an African American political activist, and co-founder and national chairman of the Black Panther Party. He was the eighth defendant of the 1969 Chicago Seven conspiracy trial. Following the dismissal of murder charges against him in 1971, Seale somewhat moderated his more militant views and devoted his time to effecting change from within the system.

Born in Texas, Seale's early activist life was influenced by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nelson Mandela. Following service in the U.S. Air Force, he entered Merritt College, where his radicalism took root in 1962, after hearing Malcolm X speak. 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

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

Environmental Youth Jobs Projects

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

Electoral Coalitions Protest Resistance

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

Activism: Then and Now

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The Black Panther Party - Reconsidered

Social Change into the 21st Century


From the Sixties to the Future

The New Black Panther Party

Seize The Time: Story of the Black Panther Party

The Black Panthers

Public Enemy: Reflections of the Black Panthers

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