Skip to: Content Footer
Monday, October 25, 2021
California Sergeant-at-Arms
Contact Us

Sergeant-at-Arms Office
State Capitol, Room 3030
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 651-4184
Fax: (916) 327-9222

Senate Sergeant At Arms Badge

You are here

Black Panthers

The Black Panther Party was founded in Oakland, California by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale in October 1966. Originally called the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, the Party was an African-American organization established to promote civil rights and self-defense. The Black Panthers were active in the United States from the mid-1960's into the 1970's.

Return to California History page