Bobby Seale, a co-founder of the Black Panther Party, was one of the original Chicago 8 defendants charged with conspiracy and inciting a riot during the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. The trial was one of the most divisive and chaotic in history, partly because Seale's frequent outbursts prompted the judge to have him bound and gagged in the courtroom. Eventually, Seale's case was severed from the others, and the charges were ultimately dropped... More >>>