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Tue Sep 19 2006 (Updated 11/12/06) Former Panthers Return to Oakland, City Where Party Was Founded
October is Black Panther History Month 2006 in Oakland. A number of events were organized for this month, starting with the Black Panther Film Festival on Sunday, October 1st, and leading up to the Black Panther Party 40th Reunion, Friday, October 13th through Sunday, October 15th. imc_photo.gifPhotos and link to KPFA Audio

Friday's events at the Malonga Center for the Arts included a press conference and workshop on Media in the Struggle, a screening of the film "Eldridge Cleaver," a book fair, a political prisoner panel, workshops on youth and reparations, and opening ceremonies, including history and tributes to fallen comrades.

Saturday's events were scheduled for Malonga Center and Laney College. At the Malonga Center, opening remarks are at 9 a.m., followed by workshops on chapter histories, Hurricane Katrina and disaster preparedness, revolutionary art, community organizing, and more. The Laney College workshops include labor, Cointelpro, police brutality, and women in the BPP. An evening banquet at the Jack London Inn wrapped up the day.

Sunday, October 15th featured a group photo at the Alameda County Courthouse and a picnic in the afternoon at Bobby Hutton Park (18th and Adeline).

On Monday, October 16th, Newsreel archivist Roz Payne and former Black Panthers were in conversation at AK Press in a DVD release event for the documentary What We Want, What We Believe. imc_photo.gifReport and Photos

It's About Time Black Panther Party | Ten Point Platform and Program, written in October 1966 | KPFA will air the Black Panther Party Reunion

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