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Black Panther 40th Anniversary: Group Photo at the Alameda County Court House, 10/15/06
Black Panther 40th Anniversary Reunion in Oakland
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Black Panther Party Celebrating 40th Reunion in Oakland:
Panthers came from across the country -- Atlanta, Chicago, LA, of course, Oakland, and other cities.
Recent audio coverage and interviews:
KPFA: 40th Anniversary Black Panther Party Reunion
Saturday, October 14th, 2006
Broadcasting Live from the Javah House in Oakland, 2 till 6 pm!
Thursday, October 12th, 2006
We celebrate the founding of the Black Panther Party 40 years ago with Fred Hampton Jr., the son of murdered Panther leader Fred Hampton, Pam Africa of MOVE and our own JR of the Block Report; an exclusive interview and commentaries by Mumia Abu-Jamal
http://www.kpfa.org/archives/index.php?arch=16607 (17:25 into program)
Free All Political Prisoners Now!
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Panthers Retake the Steps of the Alameda County Court House
Alameda County Court House on Lake Merritt in Oakland
Short video gives a sense of the energy on the scene
Short, low-quality video taken during the gathering for the group photo. (1:25 quicktime video, 2MB)
Several chants included, "Off the pigs," "Free Mumia," "Free all political prisoners now," "You gotta give more power to the people," and others.
Respects and acknowledgements were made for fallen comrades and those still behind bars.