Crystal and Karina
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After Malcolm X is assassinated Huey and Bobby adopt the symbol of the Black Panther as symbol.
Oakland California the official start of of Black Panthers
Newton is wounded, Officer Frey is dead, Officer Haines is wounded, Oakland Police altercation. Mulford Act
First issue of Black Panther Community news paper.
Black Panther party protest Mulford Act in California at State Capital.
Free Huey rally held at Oakland auditorium on Newton's birthday.
First BPP free breakfast for children at St. Augustines's church in oakland.
Huey is set free on 50,000 dollar bond after supreme court overturns manslaughter conviction.
BPP news circulation surges to over two hundred thousand per week.
Huey contends the BPP is "putting the gun down" to work within the system to advance the black community.
Elaine Brown Oakland City council; Bobby Seale for mayor of Oakland. He recieves 40% of the vote. Although unsuccessful in their run for office, they bring in a large amount of voters who will help move the city in a more progressive direction.
Elaine Brown becomes a chair person, Newton and Seale leave the party.
Inter-communal Youth Institute closes after twelve years.
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