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Preserving the History of the Black Panther Party

March 3, 2021, 5:00 pm5:45 pm
Pirkle Jones, #71 from A Photographic Essay on The Black Panthers

Pirkle Jones, #71 from A Photographic Essay on The Black Panthers (Black Panther demonstration, Alameda County Court House, Oakland, California, during Huey Newton's trial), 1968. Photographic Reproduction. Image Courtesy of Dr.Huey P. Newton Foundation

Join us for a special conversation with members of the Dr. Huey P. Newton Foundation and learn more about their important initiatives to preserve the history and legacy of the Black Panther Party and Huey P. Newton. Hear about the commemorative art piece made to honor Huey P. Newton’s activism and the international impact he had around the world, which started so vibrantly in Oakland.
 
 
This event is part of Virtual Wednesdays, a weekly YouTube broadcast bringing you unique viewpoints exploring diversity, resilience, and creative spirit in the arts as we aim to reframe our exhibitions and collections. View upcoming Virtual Wednesdays programs.
 

About the Dr. Huey P. Newton Foundation

The Mission of the Dr. Huey P. Newton Foundation is to preserve and promulgate the history, ideals, and legacy of the Black Panther Party and its founder Dr. Huey P. Newton. In prior years they have developed and distributed educational materials, established educational conferences and forums, and maintained and exhibited historical archives.

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No registration required. Free online event. 
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