40 Inspiring Quotes By Huey P. Newton For The Revolutionary In You
American political activist
Founder / Co Founder:
Oakland Community School, Black Panther Party
Dr. Huey Percy Newton was an African-American revolutionary and political activist. He is best known for having co-founded the ‘Black Panther Party’. Newton studied at the University of California and then went on to earn a Ph.D, before becoming interested in the civil rights movement. Newton had stated that right from the time that he got into formal education; he became aware of the conditions of his fellow people. Eventually, he formed the party that would go on to define the fight for the right of self defence of African-Americans in the United States. Newton was inspired by the ideas propounded by iconic left wing leaders like Vladimir Lenin, Mao Zedong, Che Guevara, Frantz Fanon and Karl Mark among others. His ideals were militant in nature and he advocated violence as a means of bringing about equality between African-Americans and the white majority in the United States. He was a prolific writer as well and one of his most popular books is his autobiography titled ‘Revolutionary Suicide’, in which he laid down his thoughts on the movement of which he was a part. Newton was an excellent orator and left behind words of wisdom and thoughts on matters related to race relations, social justice and politics. We bring to you the collection of quotes and thoughts by Huey P. Newton.