Black Panther national chairman Bobby Seale and defense minister Huey Newton in San Francisco. Seale was charged in New Haven, Conn. with the kidnapping and slaying of a Black Panther party member there in May .
Hutton joined the Black Panther Party at the age of in On April when he was 17 years old, he was traveling in a car with a few other Black Panther members when they were ambushed by the Oakland police.
November 1979 - Assata Shakur (née Joanne Chesimard), a former member of Black Panther Party and Black Liberation Army, escapes from a New York prison to Cuba, where she remains under political asylum.
Kathleen and Eldridge Cleaver in Algiers after the birth of their first child. The Black Panther Party had established an international section in Algeria during by Pan-African News Wire File Photos❤❤❤