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10/13-15: Black Panther Party Reunion Program in Oakland
by via It's About Time
Tuesday Sep 19th, 2006 11:48 AM
Events scheduled for 10/13-15
BLACK PANTHER PARTY REUNION PROGRAM, Friday 13th October

Friday, October 13th – Malonga Center for the Arts, 1428 Alice St, Oakland

Main Lobby – Opening at noon for registration and exhibits
Book Fair at 3:00pm

Main Theater:
1:00pm - Press Conference
Workshop: The Role of the Media in the Struggle

2:15pm – Film: Eldridge Cleaver

4:00-6:00pm – Political Prisoner Panel – Kiilu Nyasha moderator

7:00-9:30pm – Opening ceremonies
Tributes to fallen comrades
Michael Lane performing “Malcolm X”
Chapter History – Seattle
Michael McCarty – Panther griot
Chapter History – Philadelphia
Words from Chairman Bobby Seale


Conference rooms: Youth workshop at 1:00pm
Reparations workshop at 3:00pm
Video showings ongoing


BLACK PANTHER REUNION PROGRAM Saturday 14th Oct

Saturday, October 14th
at Malonga Center for the Arts, 1428 Alice Street, Oakland
and
at Laney College, 900 Fallon St., Oakland

Malonga Center for the Arts:

Main Theater: 9:00am – Opening Remarks and Overview

9:30am to 3:00pm – Chapter Histories

3:30pm – The International Section – Kathleen Cleaver & Charlotte O’Neal

4:30 – 6:00pm - Wrap up: Where do we go from here?

Studio 3 – Workshops:
9:30am - Oakland Community School –

10:30am – Hurricane Katrina and Community Preparedness – Malik Rahim

11:30am - UAACC - United African Alliance Community Center – Charlotte O’Neal

1:00pm – Revolutionary Art – Emory Douglas slide show

2:00pm – Community Organizing – Bobby Seale

Ongoing videos in conference room


Laney College:

Forum: 9:00am – film

10:00am - Workshop – Impact of Ethnic Studies on Higher Education and the Impact of the BPP – moderator Hari Dillon
11:30 - films

Workshops (rooms and times to be assigned)

Labor and the BPP Legacy – Gerald Sanders, Ducho Dennis, Eddie Johnson

Youth Workshop Solidarity – Elbert “Big Man” Howard and Chuck Armsbury

History of the BPP – Charles “Cappy” Pinderhughes

Cointelpro – Bobby Bowen and JoNina Abron

Women in the BPP – Phyllis Jackson

The Role of GI’s in the Struggle – Barbara Cox

Academia and the BPP – Charles Jones

Solving Community Problems and Health Issues – Majeedah Rahman

Police Brutality and Legal Rights – King Downing


Saturday Evening, October 14th, Banquet at the Jack London Inn ($50 per person)


Sunday, October 15th – 11:00am – Group Photo at the Alameda County Courthouse

12:00 – 5:00pm – Picnic at Bobby Hutton Park 18th and Adeline - Entertainment


http://www.itsabouttimebpp.com

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by from It's About Time website
Tuesday Sep 19th, 2006 11:57 AM
Black Panther History Month 2006

October 1: Black Panther Film Festival will be held at the Parkway theater in Oakland (Park and E. 18th St) by Lake Merritt. The Festival will start @ 1pm. All movies will be about the BPP and it's members.

Barnes and Noble Bookstore in Jack London Square (downtown) will feature Black Panther Books. They will also display photos from Stephen Shames new book in their big display windows outside. This display will be done by Aperture.

October 2: The opening of "All Power to the People" Art Exhibit. This exhibit will feature work done by Emory Douglas and Posters by the BPP. The exhibit curator is Alden Kimbrough of Southern Calif. Also displayed will be photos by Stephen Shames from his new photo book on the BPP. This exhibit will take place at the Asian Resource Gallery @ 8th and Harrison, downtown Oakland.

October 12: The opening reception for the Stephen Shames photos and All Power to the People Art exhibit will start at 6pm at the above address @ Asian Resource Gallery.

October 13: The Opening of the 40th yr Reunion and Conference at the Malonga Center for the Arts( Alice Arts) at 1pm thru 9pm There will be workshops, speakers and photo and art exhibit in the lobby of the theater and upstairs on the 3rd floor in Studio 3, 1428 Alice St. Social Mixer @ local club after.

October 14: 2nd day of workshop, speakers, movies, entertainment, workshops until closing of Conference 9am thru 4pm Dinner @ the Jack London Inn, In Jack London Square @ 7pm.

October 15: The first event of the day will be a group photo at 11am in front of the Oakland Alameda County Courthouse, a Day in Bobby Hutton Park from 12pm - 5pm with music, speakers and movies and photo exhibit at the W. Oakland Library across the street from Bobby Hutton Park.There will be a late event at the Eastside Artist Alliance for Political Prisoners it will start at 6pm. Eastside Artist Alliance is located at 23th and International (E. 14 St.).

This list of events will be updated and events will be added.

* Black Panther Party History Month was started by It's About Time Committee in 2002.
by reposted
Tuesday Sep 19th, 2006 1:38 PM

there is also a text version, but i couldn't get the link to work. It doesn't say on it where to send it,b ut i think it should go to:
It's About Time
P.O. Box 221100
Sacramento, CA 95822