The Black Panthers The Black Panthers were formed in California in 1966 and they played a short but important part in the civil rights movement. The Black Panthers believed that the non-violent campaign ofMartin Luther King had failed and any promised changes to their lifestyle via the ‘traditional’ civil rights movement, would take too long …

The Black Panthers The Black Panthers were formed in California in 1966 and they played a short but important part in the civil rights movement. The Black Panthers believed that the non-violent campaign ofMartin Luther King had failed and any promised changes to their lifestyle via the ‘traditional’ civil rights movement, would take too long …

Kathleen Neal Cleaver /  San Francisco, California.

Life with the Black Panthers

Actors David Oyelowo and Yaya Dacosta pose as members of The Black Panther Party while making Lee Daniels’ The Butler.

Actors David Oyelowo and Yaya Dacosta pose as members of The Black Panther Party while making Lee Daniels’ The Butler.

Yellow Peril supporting Black Power. Protesting imprisonment of Huey P. Newton.  (LOVE this picture)

Yellow Peril supporting Black Power. Protesting imprisonment of Huey P. Newton. (LOVE this picture)

Kathleen Cleaver and husband Black Panther 'Minister of Information' Eldridge Cleaver. The couple fled the US in 1968, aftter he violated a parole order, returning in 1974. Today Kathleen is a law lecturer in Atlanta. Eldridge died in 1998.

Life with the Black Panthers

Kathleen Cleaver and husband Black Panther 'Minister of Information' Eldridge Cleaver. The couple fled the US in 1968, aftter he violated a parole order, returning in 1974. Today Kathleen is a law lecturer in Atlanta. Eldridge died in 1998.

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