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Newton, Huey P.locked

(17 February 1942–22 August 1989)
  • Kathleen N. Cleaver


Newton, Huey P. (17 February 1942–22 August 1989), leader of the Black Panther Party, was born Huey Percy Newton in Monroe, Louisiana, the son of Amelia Johnson Newton and Walter Newton, a sharecropper and Baptist preacher. Walter Newton so admired Louisiana’s populist governor ...

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