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Bobby Seale on Malcolm X - 1974

In this clip Bobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panthers, explains how Malcolm X inspired him. "The fact that Malcolm said, by our legal, constitutional right, the Second Amendment, every black man and woman, black person in this country had the right to have a shotgun in their homes to defend themselves from unjust attacks by racism was one point that influenced us very much, but what influenced us even more was Malcolm's emphasis that we must have a political organization that dealt most immediately with the housing and the clothing and shoes and food for the people."