Civil rights leader who was the first person to join The Black Panther Party in October, 1966 when he was 16 years old. He was killed by Oakland Police after surrendering to them following a 90 minute long shootout.
He moved to Oakland, California when he was just three years old and was visited and threatened by racists in his neighborhood.
The 1968 album Together by Country Joe and the Fish was dedicated to his memory.
He was one of seven children born to John D. Hutton and Dolly Mae Mitchner-Hutton.
Marlon Brando attended his funeral and rallied for him following his death.