All Power to the People: Black Panthers @50: Exhibition, Anniversary Commemoration, and Symposium (Fall 2016) at the Oakland Museum of California

The Panthers, in more ways than one, sought to visualize racial identity. Their model continues to inform new movements across the globe.

Revolutionary Art (circa 1969) by Emory Douglas, Black Panther Minister of Culture, Oakland, CA.

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See: Black Panther exhibition and programs at OMCA

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Author: Jacqueline Francis

Writer, teacher, curator, and arts consultant in San Francisco, California. Follow me on Twitter @JackieFrancisSF

3 thoughts on “All Power to the People: Black Panthers @50: Exhibition, Anniversary Commemoration, and Symposium (Fall 2016) at the Oakland Museum of California”

  1. As always Judith, you are right on the money! Sounds like there should be more to banquets, galas, and toasts…like a lil side activity call

  2. As always Judith, you are right on the money! Sounds like there should be more to banquets, galas, and toasts…. Realpolitik always leaves me wanting.

  3. There should be a symposium/ conference. There should be 50th anniversary commemorative events. But as an Oakland native who was in high school when the Panthers emerged, I can’t begin to tell you how weird it is to read that the bloodshed, anger, racism and political skullduggery that surrounded the original events will now be the occasion for a museum dinner! Dave Chappelle couldn’t have dreamed up a better comic sketch…

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