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Contains Huey P. Newton's personal papers including correspondence, manuscripts, legal case files, education papers, and speeches, interviews and lectures; internal documents generated by the activities of the Black Panther Party which includes Community Programs documents and various legal cases involving members of the Party; the records of David Hilliard; Federal Bureau of Investigation documents attained through the Freedom of Information Act. Also contains photographs, audiovisual materials, newspaper clippings and records of the Newton Foundation.
The Huey P. Newton Foundation was started by David Hilliard and Fredrika Newton to develop and sponsor cultural, historical and educational programs and institutions consistant with the theories and teaching of Huey Newton and the philosophy and ideology of the Black Panther Party. Huey P. Newton founded the Black Panther Party during the late 1960's to organize and train African Americans to protect themselves against official violence. As the Party evolved, Newton professed the development of programs for the Black community and the philosophy of self-help.
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