The Black Panther Party was one of the new† movements of the late 1960s. Here BPP members protest the incarceration of Party leader Huey Newton.
In the late 1960ís, a new
generation of civil rights activists took to the streets to
protest continuing discrimination in Seattle.† Though women in
earlier generations had proven their leadership potential, they had
usually done so in organizations like CFRE that consisted
mostly of women.
In the late 1960s female activists began to
challenge sexism and insist on full gender equality in
the various civil rights movements.