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Black Panther

[ blak pan-ther ]

noun

  1. a member of a militant African American organization Black Panther party active in the 1960s and early 1970s, formed to work for the advancement of the rights of Black people, often by radical means.


Black Panther

noun

  1. (in the US) a member of a militant Black political party founded in 1965 to end the political dominance of White people


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Black Panther1

First recorded in 1960–65; the party was founded in Oakland, California, by political activists Huey P. Newton (1942–89) and Bobby Seale (born 1936), who modeled it on the Lowndes County Freedom Organization, an activist group in Alabama that had adopted a black panther as its symbol
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Example Sentences

“Black Panther and all of Wakanda is one of the most interesting characters in Marvel history,” said Feige.

Doctor Strange, Iron Fist, Black Panther and The Runaways are other projects on the horizon.

Staying with his propaganda style, Fairey chose to portray a political black cat as a member of the Black Panther Party.

Then in 2011, Marvel hired Mark Bailey to write a script for a Black Panther film.

In 2009, Variety reported that Marvel had hired writers to work on scripts for Black Panther and some of their less known heroes.

Even the black panther, the most savage of all cats, will rarely offer battle except when attacked.

My son, you are brave enough, but you speak fast like a child, replied Black Panther.

He believed that Black Panther was there to give him courage and to urge him to continue his petition.

My friends, here stands a young man dressed for the war-trail, Black Panther told the Delawares.

The last time she had talked to him he had called her a sleek black panther.

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