Black Panther Party

Original six members of the Black Panther Party in November 1966 Elbert Big Man Howard Huey P Newton Defense Minister Sherman Forte Bobby Seale Chairman Reggie Forte and Little Bobby Hutton Treasurer
Above: Original six members of the Black Panther Party in November, 1966. Top left to right: Elbert “Big Man” Howard; Huey P. Newton (Defense Minister), Sherman Forte, Bobby Seale (Chairman). Bottom: Reggie Forte and Little Bobby Hutton (Treasurer)
  • The Black Panther Party was active from 1966 to 1982.
  • The New Black Panther Party formed in 1989. Members of the original Black Panther Party view the new party as a “Hate group”, have claimed it is illegitimate, and have stated “there is no new Black Panther Party”

Black Panther party logo BPP

above: old Black panther party logo and the new black panther party logo below.

new Black Panther party logo NBPP

  • Originally named “Black Panther Party for self defense”
  • Categorized as an ” African-American revolutionary leftist organization”
Big man Don Cox June Hilliard Outside the national black panthers headquaters

Above: from left to right: Big man, Don Cox, June Hilliard. Outside the national black panthers headquaters
Stokely Carmichael Kwame Ture black panther party holding assault rifle

Above: Stokely Carmichael later changed to Kwame Ture. In 1967, the party marched on the California state capitol protesting the state’s attempt to illegalize carrying a loaded weapon in public.
  • The 1960’s and 70’s gave the BPP national and international fame due to their involvement in the Black Power movement and U.S. politics movement
  • The anti-racism movement of that time period is considered one of the most significant Political, social and cultural events in U.S. history

Huey Newtons trial 2nd day members of the Black Panther Party posing outside the court building July 16 1968

Above: Huey Newtons trial, 2nd day, members of the Black Panther Party posing outside the court building, July 16,1968

female member of the black panther party

Above: Female Member of the Black Panther Party saluting
  • The BPP was founded in 1966 on October 15th by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton
  • The group created a Doctrine to protect African American neighborhoods from police brutality
  • They originally accepted a wide and divers racial membership

Flier with Huey Newtons face and holding shotgun

Above: a Newspaper that was published showing Huey P. Newton with the slogan “Minister of defense of the Black Panther Party and supreme servant of the people”
  • The group published a newspaper called “the Black Panther” started in 1967
huey newton black panther party leader art
Above: Huey Newton art posing with shotgun and sword. His most famous photograph
  • The party became a counter culture icon in the 60’s
  • The black panther party condemned “Black Nationalism” as “Black racism” and turned their focus to socialism without racial exclusivity
FBI document outlining smudge campaign against Jean Seberg black panther party member
Above: The FBI formed a task force named COINTELPRO specifically created to tarnish the reputation and essentially “Neutralize” The Black Panther Party and groups they called “Black Nationalist hate groups”. The above document outlines the FBI’s plans to tarnish the reputation of a strong female BPP member named Jean Seberg. Many such operations where carried out.
  • The Black Panther Party had a strong community presence where they aimed to reduce poverty, improve health and soften their image in the public eye despite a constant effort from the police and government trying to besmirch them
black panther party anti drug pro political revolution flier
Above: BPP released a pamphlet about anti – drug use and also political revolution messages
  • J. Edgar Hoover once called the BPP “the greatest threat to the internal security of the country”.
  • He also Spearheaded the program COINTELPRO who’s main goal wa to incriminate party members, undermine their leadership and help in the community and take away all the resources and man power they could.

 Black power advocates 1968 picture
Above: Black power advocates 1968 picture

  • In 1969 Black Panther Party members reached 10,000 but numbers soon fell and never reached that high peak again.
  • By 1980 the Black Panther Party consisted of only 27 members due to declined support

Black Panther Party armed guards in street Colt 45 and a shotgun

Above: Black-Panther-Party-armed guards in street Colt 45 and a shotgun
female members sisters of the black panther part 1968
Above: black panther sisters
  • Another similar Black power group was present during this time known as the “Revolutionary Action Movement” or RAM.
  • RAM had a chapter in Oakland and followed the principles of Robert F. Williams

 the BPP swarmed by reporters during a speech

Above: the BPP swarmed by reporters during a speech
Black Panther Party co-founder Bobby Seale having breakfast
Above: Black Panther Party co-founder Bobby Seale having breakfast
Black Panther convention Lincoln Memorial June 19 1970
Above: Black Panther convention, Lincoln Memorial June 19, 1970

Big Man Elbert Howard Black Panther Party founding member oakland 1968
Above: Big Man Elbert Howard Black Panther Party founding member oakland 1968

bpp during a public demonstration speech

Black Panther party Warriors

black panther party 40th reunion
Above: 40th reunion meeting in Oakland CA in 2006
new black panther party voting pressure
Above: In 2008 the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights released a report stating the new and current Black Panther Party was intimidating voters with public demonstrations and recruiting.

Celtic Warriors

the celtic warrior clan female battle

Seamus celtic warrior’s are some of histories fiercest. Above is a great painting of a female Celtic warrior.

the celtic warriors names and traditional symbols
The Celtic societies number one enemy was the viking. Many fierce battles occurred over land and for dominance
ancient celtic warriors clans pictures
Above: Many prisoners of early battles were simply killed. Celtic belief was so strong that captured warriors would sooner die than serve the enemy. It was not unusual for the surviving woman from pillaged villages to be forced to care for the enemies youth who were orphaned by the countless wars being waged
ancient celtic warriors symbols and knot work
Above: Typical Celtic warrior weapons, armor and clothing.
A few examples of famous Celtic warriors names are Cathaoir meaning: Fighting Man, Warrior. Cattegirn which means: Battle Lord. Arthmael which means Bear Warrior.
Agro which is a Celtic word that means Battle, Slaughter.
These are just a small example of how brutal and fierce ancient Celtic warrior names were.

the celtic warrior sheamus
Above and below: Celtic warrior women in the midst of battle Celtic symbols are painted or tattooed all over their bodies to intimidate the enemy.
the celtic warrior sheamus pic
Below: Super sexy Celtic warrior woman in mid swing while battling an evil Viking army. I am a huge fan of such illustrated stories where an incredibly beautiful lady heroin fights with supernatural strength while still maintaining absolute feminine sexual appeal.
the celtic warrior sheamus weapons
A Celtic symbol cross, gorgeous redheaded female warrior and a dragon
celtic female warriors weapons and armor
Below: Celtic symbols etched into a fake human skull. Would make an interesting topic of conversation at a party
celtic warrior clans
Battling viking and Celtic warriors are illustrated below. Some of the most famous battles in ancient history contained these two ever rivaling clans. Braveheart is one movie that depicts the clan rivalries of the past and does a brilliant job capturing a warriors spirit.
celtic warriors WEAPONS
Celtic warrior weapons were the usual: swords spears hammers and axes as well as bow and arrows, long bows and booby traps.
Still to this day people with Celtic heritage are a very proud people as a whole.
The first archaeological culture is commonly accepted as the celts now known as Celtic culture