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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We went inside, and they took us into a big room, a kind of police room. I cussed Colonel King out for what he was. I broke loose from those cats. He was a partner and he was really trying to help me.

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Some cats only wound up paying me a couple of dollars. Preview — Seize the Time by Bobby Seale. Three weeks after Huey was bailed out, some brother got busted right in front of our car. The magazine welcomes comments, but we do ask that they be on topic and civil.

Get in the truck. I said, bobvy school my naive heart to sing red-white-and-blue-stars-and-stripes songs and to pledge eternal allegiance to all things blue, true, blue-eyed blond, blond-haired, white chalk white skin with U. I won every hand.

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Huey thought he had downed him finally, then walked away. People were out in front of the college, in the streets, grouped up in bunches of, what have you. Newton, Isaac Moore, and a couple of jive cultural nationalists around there. Then they talked about stories they’d heard. That’s the way he is with his people, against this racist decadent system. Trying to teach those cats was tough.


Off and on, I learned things like everybody else learned things. Huey was holding down a crowd of about people and I was one of the participants. You got your gun, pig, I got mine.

But to get back to seriousness, you do have read a lot “dry theory” if you’re interested in left wing politics, so it’s nice for a change to read about someone whose politics correspond so vitally and completely with his real life and the problems he sees around him in the community. Read our full comment policy. He’s a kindhearted person.

So I went down to another cat and got him. Dec 16, Aaron rated it liked it.

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This book is unconventional in that it is an entire transcript of audio tapes recorded of Seale while he was in prison. Angry and undereducated, he was working odd jobs and as a hobby and comedian when he met Huey Newton at a rally in Oakland protesting the American blockade of Cuba.

Are you telling me, are you telling us, are you telling all these young people here, that if a policeman unjustly, criminally attacks and brutalizes them, they don’t have a right to defend themselves? You’ll be able to go up to sele crime museum, and you’ll see the firing range, and go around and see the communications operations here.


It’s kind of a sidewalk restaurant. Newton was sesle to go to the streets. So the same thing came up on the stand, and Huey asked Olsen on the stand, “Dean Olsen, why didn’t you have me placed under arrest if you thought I had stolen the books?

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It’s just one of them things. I started talking to the brother about the struggle, and I think he must have recognized that I was well frustrated with those cultural nationalists I’d been running with, the so-called underground RAM. So I said, “Well, you cats can’t gamble without me!

I say, “Hey, man, come here. Huey was in the back room and I was up there, standing tije ten or twelve feet from Isaac Moore.

All you had to do was organize him, like Malcolm X, make him politically conscious. He’s got some sfale of intuition that he can detect this stuff about certain kinds of people.

This cop just looked at her and the lieutenant got ready to say something, but she started speaking again.