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Black Panther Party events at PSU

Students for Unity planned three events in the next three weeks about the black panthers, an anti-pacifist socialist group that was active in the late 60s/70s.

Tuesday, February 21st, PSU Smith Center room ..333
Public Enemy: Reflections of the Black Panther Party, a film reflecting the now and then of black panthers lives and struggles.
1825 SW broadway 6:30pm

Tuesday, February 28th, same place
The Murder of Fred Hampton, film about the influencial 21 year old Panther who headed the Illonois chapter and was murdered by FBI agents.
also 6:30pm

Friday, March 3rd, Smith Center Ballroom, third floor
Three speakers from the Black Panthers, Elbert Howard, Sister Sheeba, and Billy X talk about their experiences in the movement.

correction 26.Feb.2006 22:03


the speacking night is thursday march 2nd at 7pm to 10pm

Three speakers from the Black Panthers, Elbert Howard, Sister Sheeba, and Billy X talk about their experiences in the revolutionary movement in the late 60's, early 70's.

Elbert "Big Man" Howard, one of the original six members of the Black Panther Party, served as the Party's deputy minister of information and as a member of the International Solidarity Committee. He was the founding editor of the Party's newspaper, the Black Panther Party Community News Service. He currently works as an advisor to several groups in Memphis working to improve education and health care.

Billy Jennings grew up in San Diego and moved to Oakland in June 1968. He was a member of the Black Panther Party from 1968 to 1974. He currently works to maintain the legacy of the Black Panther Party, running the website It's About Time. It's About Time was started by former members of the Black Panther Party in Sacramento in 1995.

Black Panthers in Panama City, Panama 25.May.2006 15:29

Panama Panther

There is a lot of racism in central and south America and it has become almost part of the culture people in this part of the world don?t grow up proud of been black nore do they want to associate themselve with their african culture and heritage we need black panthers in north America to start evaluating the system in Panam? and other countries of south america and start holding manifestation in front of the embasis in the United states specialy in Washington DC to start putting prsure on the goverments to start looking for the betterment of black people in central and south americans region. we also need Americans Black Panthers to start holding conferences in the Universities of this countries like in the University of Panama the Universities on Brasil, the ones in Colombia and also Santo Domingo where racism has sky rocket and never been fought.