The Black Panther Party in Seattle, 1968-1970

by Kurt Schaefer

This article explores the first three years of the Seattle chapter of the Black Panther Party from its founding by Black Student Union members in 1968 through the 1970 crisis negotiated by Mayor Wes Uhlman. The essay is presented in three parts:

Part 1: Background–the BSU and Black Power

Part 2: Seattle Panthers
Part 3: The Panthers and the Politicians

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