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Dr. Huey P. Newton
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Born
Huey Percy Newton

(1942-02-17)February 17, 1942
Died August 22, 1989(1989-08-22) (aged 47)
Education Social philosophy (B.A.) (1974); (PhD) (1980)
Alma mater University of California, Santa Cruz
Occupation Activist
Years active 1966–87
Organization Black Panther Party
Known for Co-Founder of the Black Panther Party
Spouse(s) Gwen Fontaine (1974–1983)
Fredrika Newton (1984–1989)

Huey Percy Newton (February 17, 1942 – August 22, 1989) was an African-American political activist and communist anarchist. Along with Bobby Seale, he co-founded the Black Panther Party in 1966.

In 1989, he was shot and killed in Oakland, California, aged 47.

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