Black Panthers


A militant Black Power organization founded in the 1960s by Huey Newton and others. Newton proclaimed: “We make the statement, quoting from Chairman Mao, that Political Power comes through the Barrel of a Gun.”

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How to use Black Panthers in a sentence

  • Still others led leopards and Black Panthers on chains as an added protection to those they guarded.

    Mr. Wicker's Window | Carley Dawson
  • The lions roared again, and the Black Panthers snarled behind their prison bars.

  • I felt the mangling of the appetites Of the Black Panthers, of the savage kites, That were so fain to rend and pick my flesh.

    Silverpoints | John Gray
  • In these we often catch full-grown tigers, Black Panthers, and leopards.