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Robert James Hutton, or "Lil' Bobby" (April 21, 1950 – April 6, 1968) was an American political activist. He was born in Jefferson County, Arkansas. He was the treasurer and first recruit to join the Black Panther Party.

On the night of April 6, 1968, Hutton was killed by police officers after Hutton co-led an ambush on the Oakland police department. He was 17 years old.

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