"[13] In college, Newton read the works of Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin, Frantz Fanon, Malcolm X, Mao Zedong, Émile Durkheim, and Che Guevara. The Black Guerrilla Family was founded by George Jackson in San Quentin State Prison during the Black Power movement. He was named after Huey P. Long, the former governor of Louisiana who became notorious as a radical populist in the early 1930s. Black people are arming themselves like never before. [26], Newton had been convicted of assault with a deadly weapon for repeatedly stabbing another man, Odell Lee, with a steak knife in mid-1964. In his final years, however, he suffered from major drug/alcohol problems and faced more prison time for weapons possession, financial misappropriations and parole violations. "[20] Newton later decided to join a Christian church after the party disbanded during his marriage to Fredrika. A 2002 filmed presentation of the project was created by Spike Lee, and documentarian Stanley Nelson looked at the history of the Panthers in the 2015 film The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution. 1980)", Associated Press, "Man Guilty in Huey Newton Death", "Mourners Pay Last Respects to Huey Newton", "In 'Rhythm,' Bhi Bhiman's Music Isn't Limited By National Borders", "Free Huey: Aaron McGruder's Outer Child is Taking on America", Learn how and when to remove this template message, Online audiorecordings and video of Huey Newton, Huey P. Newton's doctoral dissertation "War Against The Panthers", The Women's Liberation and Gay Liberation Movements: Speech given by Huey Newton, Revolutionary People's Constitutional Convention, Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Huey_P._Newton&oldid=986804949, African-American history in Oakland, California, Activists for African-American civil rights, Burials at Evergreen Cemetery (Oakland, California), People murdered by African-American organized crime, University of California, Santa Cruz alumni, Wikipedia articles needing page number citations from February 2013, Short description is different from Wikidata, Wikipedia external links cleanup from April 2015, Wikipedia articles with SELIBR identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, The song "Up in Arms" (2015) by American songwriter, Newton is mentioned in the song "Mortal Man" (2015) by, Newton is also mentioned by The Game in the song Dreams "The dream of Huey Newton, that's what I'm livin' through", At the 1:06:54 mark of the stand up comedy special “.