Sieze The Time is Bobby Seale’s, a longtime activist and co-founder of The Black Panther Party, riveting first-person account on the evolution of The Party as a. From the Introduction: “Seize the Time was first published more than twenty years ago. I [Bobby Seale] tape-recorded and wrote most of this book under the. User Review – Flag as inappropriate. Excellent book, provides good detailed description of key events in the Panter’s history. Written by Bobby Seale, thereby .

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Huey understood the meaning of what Fanon was saying about organizing the lumpen proletariat first, because Fanon explicitly pointed out that if you didn’t tije the lumpen proletariat, if the organization didn’t relate to the lumpen proletariat and give a base for organizing the brother who’s pimping, the brother who’s hustling, the unemployed, the downtrodden, the brother who’s robbing banks, who’s not politically conscious “that’s what lumpen proletariat means” that if you didn’t relate to these cats, the power structure would organize these cats against you.

Seize the Time: The Story of the Black Panther Party and Huey P. Newton

Black Classic Press Amazon. You’re just one of those jive squares, Bobby. They tried to shoot Huey down by citing some passage in a book concerning the subject matter being discussed, and before they knew it, Huey whipped out a copy of Black Bourgeoisie by E.

Huey began to explain how Donald Warden was using the Afro-American Association as a means to deceive black people. A lot of times, I put them on jobs somewhere in town, a crew of ten or twelve, and they might try seizee shoplift from a corner store or something like that. Huey took an experimental sociology course.


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You can go ahead and ask them about that. When I came to, I walked all around the barracks drinking wine and I wound up in another barracks passed out.

Newton was a motherfucker. Sometimes I caught cats playing cards and I’d have to make them stop. His development now is at the head of the revolutionary struggle. To do so, the media would let the people know what’s really going on, how things have happened, and how we’re struggling for our freedom. We were opposed to the white man for taking the land away from the Indians, and we identified with the Indians because our parents had Indian in them.

I had a whole big crowd of cats jiving and watching me cuss him out while they were taking me down in front of the barracks and all the way back across the lawn in front of the squadron headquarters. So all the money that the people were giving to Martin Luther King and the rest who were supposed to put these laws on the books for black people, was a waste of the black people’s money. I know all of you are thinking you can out-gamble me.

This chapter also accounts the events that occurred subsequent to the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. I had to show them that it wasn’t necessary to be ripping things off, when they had money in their pockets.

And that’s how it happened, the college boys – the cultural nationalists, all the bullshit, jiving dudes who articulate bullshit all the time and don’t ever want to get into the real practice of revolutionary struggle, the black liberation struggle in this country – Huey’d say, “Well, later for them. This brother will stand with you, and this is the way I felt about the brother, knowing him for those years that I’d been – knowing him, about four or five years by then.


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Come down and see the police station. So the thing was to catch them with the wine, and let them know that they weren’t being slick, that they weren’t hiding from anybody, and have them go back to work. Another cat came around with a pint of whiskey, and I was so pissed off and depressed about the whole situation that I got kind of high. Huey started speeding up.

So Sele Students was moving along, and meanwhile, Huey and I and Alex Papillion and Virtual Murrell put out a lot of hard, hard, hard work into getting a few things off the ground. I cussed him all the way across. They’ve got grievances too. Although I do not agree with the Socialist ideas in the book, it was a very influential read for me. One of the paddies that had hold of me, Huey bkbby him in the head a couple of times, and a couple of other brothers stomped on the paddies.

The bad cats terrorized the community – and Huey terrorized the bad cats. I know they like you and everything. You don’t have to put me in jail. I was sitting there in the car, drinking a beer or something, and Huey flashed a little flashlight through the window.

Get in the truck.