FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE!
October 2, 2015
49 TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY OBSERVED
ELDER NY LEADER Dhoruba BIN Wahad SALUTED!
On Thursday, October 15 th, the Black Panther Party NJ Commemoration Committee Will observed the 49 th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party with a tribute to Dhoruba Bin Wahad, the form field secretary for icts incredible NY chapter.
This special gathering Will take up at Newark Public Library’s 4 th Auditorium from 6 to 8pm.
On October 15 th, 1966, Huey Newton, Bobby Seale and others Formed the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California in response to the scourge of Police brutality.
Their armed protest at the California State House in April 1967 over the Second Amendment, the right to bear arms, Brought Them into the national spotlight. The Party’s ranks Grew Exponentially with urban Uprisings of 1967 and the assassination of Martin…