Black Panther Party Quotes

Black Panther Party Quotes by Fred Hampton, Bobby Seale, Mumia Abu-Jamal, Huey Newton, Manning Marable, Jack Black and many others.

Yes, we do defend our office as we do defend our homes.

Yes, we do defend our office as we do defend our homes. This is a constitutional right everybody has, and nothing’s funny about that. The only reason they get mad at the Black Panther Party when you do it is for the simple reason that we’re political.
Fred Hampton
The Black Panther Party were not revenge nationalists.
Bobby Seale
There is an entire generation of young people who know nothing about how viciously the FBI attacked The Black Panther Party, and why.
Bobby Seale
I think because I came into journalism by way of the Black Panther Party – and not J-school or a corporate bourgeois institution – I tried to do news, writing and reporting that had social, political and racial content and context.
Mumia Abu-Jamal
We jumped into the protest of Vietnam before the Black Panther Party ever started, before the Black Panther Party was even thought of. In fact, it was late 1965 and 1966 that the anti-Vietnam War, anti-draft to the Vietnam War protest started at University of California, Berkeley.
Bobby Seale
The first lesson a revolutionary must learn is that he is a doomed man.
Huey Newton
The revolution has always been in the hands of the young. The young always inherit the revolution.
Huey Newton
Electoral politics was always an objective of the Black Panther party, so Barack Obama is a part of what we dreamed and struggled and died for.
Bobby Seale
Gene Roberts, one of Malcolm’s X chiefs of security, was an NYPD undercover cop. He later went on to bigger things by being a disruptive force inside of the Black Panther Party.
Manning Marable
The Black Panther party of Self-Defense is a revolutionary party.
Bobby Seale
I played, like, a year of piano until I learned the ‘Pink Panther’ theme. That was my goal. Once I was good enough, I quit. Now my music has to have some rock.
Jack Black
Some of the free lunch programs were still goin’ on – based on the last leg of the Black Panther Party.
Kool Moe Dee
I think most people, when they think about the Black Panther Party, they think in very abstract, caricatured terms. They think about black fists in the air, but they don’t think about the actual people, and the families, and the relationships.
Kerry Washington