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50 Years Strong and Counting: The Revolutionary Art of the Black Panther Party

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ART EXHIBIT in MCC Lounge
Open: Sept 19 – Dec 9

Fifty years after the formation of the Black Panther Party (BPP), the cultural work of Panther artists continues to inform and inspire the activism of today’s freedom movements. This exhibit showcases the work of revolutionary artists, Emory Douglas, former Minister of Culture of the BPP, and Akinsanya Kambon, author of the Black Panther Coloring Book. This exhibit explores the origins of their art, and reflects upon their ongoing contributions to the liberation of Black communities across the globe.

CONVERSATION WITH THE ARTISTS & OPENING RECEPTION:
Emory Douglas and Akinsanya Kambon, in conversation with Professors Felice Blake and Diane Fujino, will deliver a presentation on the role of art in cultivating a radical imagination and developing activist practices on Mon, Nov 14, at 6-8pm in the MCC Theater. Conversation to be followed by reception honoring the artists’ work in the MCC Lounge at 8 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

~ Free & Open to All ~

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