A group of black Weaver High School students march on Albany Avenue in Hartford Connecticut in support of the Black Panthers, chatting and smiling as they go.

Connecticut

 Black PantherProtests1969 In 1969, Connecticut saw a rise in youth involvement in support of the Black Panthers Party after the arrest of Huey P. Newton, the founder of the group. The Civil Rights Movement in Hartford had been working to end racial disparity and lift up the black community in the area. [note]Thornton, Steve. “The Black Panther […]