Documentary film produced by American Documentary Films and the Black Panther Party from 1968, honoring Huey P. Newton's struggle for African American civil rights, advocating for his release from jail and addressing issues of racism in American society. Features scenes from the funeral of Bobby Hutton and the Huey P. Newton Birthday Rally in the Oakland Auditorium on February 17th 1968, with speeches by: Bobby Seale (who explains the Black Panther Party's 10 Point Program in detail); Ron Dellums; James Foreman; Charles R. Garry; Eldridge Cleaver; Bob Avakian; H. Rap Brown and Stokely Carmichael. Also includes views of police officers showing the weapons and armor they carry in patrol cars and of African Americans discussing racism in American society. This film was scripted and directed by Sally Pugh.
Tags: african american civil rights, black panther party, bob avakian, bobby hutton, bobby seale, bp8, david hilliard, eldridge cleaver, h. rap brown, huey p. newton, james foreman, kathleen cleaver, oakland auditorium, ron dellums, sally pugh, stokely carmichael
Added to Bay Area Television Archive on September 24, 2011.
- Type of material: documentary film
- Duration: 30:52
- Rights for this video belong to: American Documentary Films & Black Panther Party
- Recording medium: 16mm b&w, optical sound film
- Date aired: 1968
- Originally aired on: American Documentary Films & Black Panther Party