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Newton, Huey P.locked

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

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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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