Black Women Power: Kathleen Cleaver

Source: Google.com

Source: Google.com

Kathleen Cleaver was in charge of organizing a student conference at Fisk University in Nashville, TN. At the conference, Kathleen met the minister of information for the Black Panther Party, Eldridge Cleaver. She moved to San Francisco in November, 1967, to join the Black Panther Party. Kathleen Neal and Eldridge Cleaver were married on December 27, 1967. Cleaver became the communications secretary and the first female member of the Party’s decision-making body.

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