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Robert George "Bobby" Seale

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Grisel Ortiz-Perez

on 3 June 2014

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Bobby Seale
Born on October 22, 1936 in Dallas, Texas. He was the oldest of 3 children.
Robert George, also known as Bobby, was married to Artie seale. She is the mother of a child named Malik Seale. He ended up marrying another woman and having another child, but no records were found on them.
Army and Huey
Bobby joined the U.S Air force in 1955, but was discharged for an altercation with a Superior Officer. Later on in 1963, Bobby met Mr. Huey Newton at a great rally, it was protesting POTUS Kennedy's administrations decision to place a blockade on Cuba. It was a triple A rally (Afro-American-Association).
The Black Panthers
Around 1966, Bobby and his new friend Huey had decided to start a organization based off of their beliefs. The Black Panthers were originally like an Armed forces that protected the black community from the notorious racist Oakland police. As the notoriety of these police men grew so did the community itself. These people, known as The Black Panthers, became a voice in the Civil Rights movements. Later on Bobby decided that he should write about what was going on, he wrote Seize the Time: The Story of the Black Panther Party and Huey P. Newton (published in 1970).
Post Panthers life
After being arrest and released, Bobby renounced violence and reorganized the Panthers, which fell apart in light of his absence. He ran for mayor in Oakland but came second. He pretty soon grew tired of the politics and being political. He turned back to writing and ended up writing a cook book.
Robert George "Bobby" Seale
Extra facts
Robert George's father was very abusive.
He also was poor most of his life, and even when he moved to California he wasn't so poor anymore.
Bobby Seale is the oldest of three children, having a younger brother, Jon, and a younger sister, Betty.
Famous quotes
On the one hand, the guns were there to help capture the imagination of the people. But more important, since we knew that you couldn't observe the police without guns, we took our guns with us to let the police know that we have an equalizer

Revolution is about the need to re-evolve political, economic and social justice and power back into the hands of the people, preferably through legislation and policies that make human sense. That's what revolution is about. Revolution is not about shootouts.

Thank you!!!!
To end this all Mr. Robert George "Bobby" Seale was arrested for a protest that turned violent and yes he is alive.
Bobby attended Oakland City College at the age of 25, located on Grove Street, near the Berkeley city limits. Oakland High but dropped out and joined the U.S. Air Force. They don't have any records on his elementary schools or his previous middle schools either, but most likely he went to schools in his hometown, Oakland.
What is Bobby Seale Doing now?
Bobby Seale is producing a feature length motion picture dramatization that will chronicle his legendary life as Chairman, co-founder and national organizer of the Black Panther Party. According to Bobby, "the narrative will follow the history of the Black Panther Party including the involvement of it's leading membership.
Malcolm X or Martin Luther King J.R??
Bobby Seale reminds me of Malcolm X because they both have that mindset that if a White man was to threaten them with a gun or even dare to hit them, they would respond with the same violence.
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