Sieze The Time is Bobby Seale’s, a longtime activist and co-founder of The Black Panther Party, riveting first-person account on the evolution of The Party as a. From the Introduction: “Seize the Time was first published more than twenty years ago. I [Bobby Seale] tape-recorded and wrote most of this book under the. User Review – Flag as inappropriate. Excellent book, provides good detailed description of key events in the Panter’s history. Written by Bobby Seale, thereby .

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All I made were suggestions. Huey and another brother were there throwing hands and knocking cats on their ass while Donald Warden wouldn’t help defend the principle. But today, in a modern, highly technological society, with its CIA, FBI, electronic surveillance, and cops armed and equipped for overkill, here are black Americans demanding our constitutional rights, and demanding that our seizr desires and needs be fulfilled, thus becoming the vanguard of a revolution, despite all attempts to totally wipe us out.

He was arguing with my mother, and it had something to do with that shirt. She made one cop just turn red. Some of the guys were articulate, and some were very serious about what they had to say.

Seize the Time – Bobby Seale – Black Classic Press

That’s one thing about Huey, he stands on principles. Jun 22, Alex rated it liked it Shelves: This old man wants nothing more than to arrest you cats on a bullshit tip. His inclusion in the Chicago 8 was weird-he simply didn’t belong there, even considering how contrived and fanta I remember this as an electrifying read at the time as a high school student. He taught it to me and my brother off and on while we were growing up.


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I was with Huey all the way. The sergeant said, “You’d better go on in there and tell him that. Are you all tight, chintzy, jive, gamblers? One of my son’s names derives from the lumpen proletarian politically unaware brothers in the streets.

I said, “Let me alone, and tell Colonel King to let me alone. In addition, the demagogic politicians have lied about the Party and have lied about who the real enemy is. So I said, “All right. We know that as a people, we must seize our time. This cat had a shit-eating grin all over his face, man. They got me caught up.

They also got out of the Afro-American Association. The police chief is saying all kinds of nicey, nicey things, and he doesn’t say a word about the police brutality going on in the communities, and he doesn’t say a word about racists and bigots. It’s a neat trade to learn and I learned it clean.

You’re talking about community relations.

Then I said to the cat, “Now come over here. I said, “Stagolee, put Stagolee on his name,” because Stagolee was an unorganized nigger, to esale, like a brother on the block.

I was ready to accept that when he started citing many more facts to back up his point of view. So you thf four or five regular officers off the beat, young ones and old ones, and we’ll go from there.


tume Intertwined with all these facts, of course, was the direct relation he had to black people, living in the confines of the decadent system. It took us three days to get Huey bailed out of jail. I could see Huey and say, man, bobbby me a dollar, and he’d let me hold a dollar, and he could see me and say, man, let me hold a couple of dollars – it was that kind of thing.

All of and half of I was in Los Angeles.

Seize the Time: The Story of the Black Panther Party and Huey P. Newton

Huey was out of sight. Bobby Seale tells the history of the party from his perspective and uses his vernacular to express himself. And so they jumped up and said that Huey needs his ass kicked, and Huey told them, “I’ll fight all of you one at a time or all of you at the same time and you won’t wait outside for me, I’ll be waiting outside for you.

They ought to have enough money to give you a job. This is just an ordinary meeting between police and people in the community, the youth here on this program, and you’re shaking. That’s when I really started winning, but I lost the damn deal.