Question - What did the Black Panther movement do?

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The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense (BPP) was founded in 1966 in Oakland, California by college students Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale. It was a revolutionary organization with an ideology of black nationalism, socialism, and armed self-defense. We want education that teaches us our true history and our role in the present day society. We want all Black men to be exempt from military service. We want an immediate end to POLICE BRUTALITY and MURDER of Black people. We want freedom for all Black men held in federal, state, county and city prisons and jails. The arrival of Black Panther, Wakanda, and the changing face of the Avengers is not an attack on the white male, but a broadening of Marvel's horizon. The message is that anyone can be a hero, if they choose to be.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Panther_Party

Black Panther Party leaders Huey P. Newton, Eldridge Cleaver, and Bobby Seale spoke on a 10-point program they wanted from the administration which was to include full employment, decent housing and education, an end to police brutality, and blacks to be exempt from the military.

https://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/black-power/black-panthers

The Black Panther Party. The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense (BPP) was founded in 1966 in Oakland, California by college students Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale. It was a revolutionary organization with an ideology of black nationalism, socialism, and armed self-defense.

https://outofafricapark.com/meet-the-animals/black-leopard-enoch/

Habitat: Black panthers live chiefly in the hot, dense tropical rainforests of South and Southeast Asia. They are mainly in Southwestern China, Burma, Nepal, Southern India, Indonesia, and the southern part of Malaysia. Black leopards are more common than light-colored leopards.

https://www.ushistory.org/us/54i.asp

54i. Black Power On June 5, 1966, James Meredith was shot in an ambush as he attempted to complete a peaceful march from Memphis, Tennessee, to Jackson, Mississippi. Civil rights leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr., Floyd McKissick of CORE, and Stokely Carmichael of SNCC rushed to Meredith's hospital bed.

https://www.inverse.com/article/54035-rare-black-leopards-spotted-in-kenya-what-to-know

Why are they black, and does this offer any advantages over other leopards? Melanism in leopards comes from a mutation that knocks out a gene that regulates the production of melanin. This causes an overproduction of pigment which turns the coat black.

http://blackpantheranimal.com/endangered-black-panther.php

Their population is shrinking along with their habitats. Human beings are the biggest threat to the survival of black panthers. The environmental changes, which cause the loss and deterioration of natural habitats for black panthers, are also a big threat to black panthers.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mulford_Act

The Mulford Act was a 1967 California bill that repealed a law allowing public carrying of loaded firearms.

https://emammal.si.edu/north-carolinas-candid-critters/blog/black-panthers-cats-mistaken-identity

Due to overhunting in the United States, they have been completely extirpated from the east, with the exception of the endangered Florida panther, a subspecies occurring in southern Florida. They were officially deemed extinct in North Carolina in 2011 and are believed to have gone extinct as early as the 1930's.

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October 15, 1966, Oakland, California, United States

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WIC

An amendment to section 17 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 on September 26, 1972. The legislation (P. L. 92-433, sponsored by Senator Hubert Humphrey (D) of Minnesota) established the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) as a two-year pilot program.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_Breakfast_for_Children

Other survival programs include children development center, free clothing, free busing to prisons, free housing cooperative, free ambulance, etc.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fred_Hampton

In December 1969, Hampton was shot and killed in his bed during a predawn raid at his Chicago apartment by a tactical unit of the Cook County State's Attorney's Office in conjunction with the Chicago Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation; during the raid, another Panther was killed and several