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Birthday Benefit for Huey

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Creator:Black Panther Party
Creator:University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division.
Title:Birthday Benefit for Huey

Alternative title: Free Huey, Minister of Defense, Black Panther Party Announces: Birthday benefit dinner for Huey Newton at "Club Elegant 1243 E Pike … February 17, 1970 8:00pm." Music by: "Occupation Soul." Featured speakers: "Preacherman--Patriot Party/Rainbow Coalition, Phil Burton--NAACP/BPP Attorney, Ida Foster--Welfare Mother." Films to be shown: "Bobby from Prison, May Day, Off the Pig." Slides show presentation: "On the B.P.P." Quote from document: "We will not compromise with the people's right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." Background information: Huey Newton, cofounder with Bobby Seale of the Black Panther Party, was in prison for voluntary manslaughter of an Oakland police officer during the "Free Huey" campaign.

Types:Fliers (printed matter) | StillImage | Text
Subjects:Newton, Huey P. | Racisim--United States | Human rights--United States | Black Panther Party | National Rainbow Coalition (U.S.) | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | United States, Washignton, King County, Seattle, 47.6062095, -122.3320708
Collection:Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection
Institution:University of Washington's Libraries
Contributors:University of Washington. Libraries. Special Collections Division
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Black Panther Party

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