October has been designated Black Panther Party History Month. Records indicate that while there may have been multiple chapters or branches throughout the United States and elsewhere, Oakland, California is where it all began, Saturday, 15 October, 1966. This is due primarily to the concerted efforts of co-founders Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale. The Radio Chronicles celebrates the 43rd anniversary of the Black Panther Party, with first person accounts from Sam E. Anderson, Organising Director in New York’s Harlem office; Chairman Fred Hampton, Jr., born two and one half weeks following the senseless assassination of his father, Chairaman Fred Hampton, Sr.; Warrior Woman Kiilu Nyasha, a transplant to the San Francisco Bay Area from the New York City/New Haven, Connecticut region; and Black Panther Party Historian, Billy X ( BJ) Jennings.
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