He began to take an interest in politics and joined the African-American Association (AAA). This is how he had known Bobby Seale, one of the Black Panther Party’s founders. Newton had become very involved in the field of politics by reading some books by Karl Marx, Malcolm X, etc. They had greatly influenced Newton. In October 1966, Newton and Bobby Seale organized Black Panther Party, an African-American left-wing organization. The leader of the party who's named Donald Warden taught Newton about black history. Because of these black stories, Newton decided to save African Americans in the United States. That’s what the Black Panther Party founded for: the right of self-defense, to protect black community from racial discrimination and police brutality. This Party had an enormous influence and beliefs due to Malcolm X. A man who dedicated a lot for their Party and Newton was very honorable of him.
Gradually, the Party achieved an international renown by these men’s profound participation in the Black Power movement and the politics in the 1960s and 1970s. Such an accomplishment couldn’t do without any expansion, so Newton frequented a lot of pool halls, campuses, bars and other locations to recruit Panthers. He educated these people around him about the legality of self-defense. Meanwhile, Newton and Panthers started a social program in Oakland, which founded the Oakland Community School, the Free Breakfast for Children Program, offered dances for teenagers and training in material