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Huey Newton

Huey NewtonAKA Huey Percy Newton

Born: 17-Feb-1942
Birthplace: Monroe, LA
Died: 22-Aug-1989
Location of death: Oakland, CA
Cause of death: Murder
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Black Panther

Named after Huey P. Long, Governor of Louisiana.

Father: Walter Newton
Mother: Amelia Johnson Newton
Wife: Gwen Fontaine (div.)
Wife: Frederika Slaughter (m. 1984)

    High School: Oakland Technical High School
    University: AA, Merritt College, Oakland, CA
    University: Oakland City College, Oakland, CA
    Law School: San Francisco Law School, San Francisco, CA
    University: BA, UC Santa Cruz (1974)
    University: UC Santa Cruz

    Black Panther Party
    Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity
    Assault with a Deadly Weapon convicted 1964
    Manslaughter 1967, convicted Sep-1968, overturned
    Murder 1974, acquitted
    Jumped Bail 1974
    Failure to Appear 1974
    Attempted Murder Santa Cruz, CA (11-May-1978), acquitted
    Embezzlement 1985
    Violating Probation 1987
    Embezzlement convicted 1989
    Shot Oakland, CA (22-Aug-1989)
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism, Cocaine

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Berkeley in the Sixties (Jan-1990) · Himself

Author of books:
Revolutionary Suicide (1973)


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