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BLACK PANTHER LEGACY CELEBRATION!

Charlotte Hill O’Neal aka Mama C hosts
THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY LEGACY CELEBRATION IN KANSAS CITY!
October 16 – 19    2014

Karibuni Y’All! (That’s Welcome in Kiswahili!)
Come Join Us for FOUR DAYS of CELEBRATION
and Activities including
PANEL DISCUSSIONS * WORKSHOPS * EXHIBITIONS * FILM FESTIVAL
MUSIC * LECTURES * POETRY BOOK FAIR
QUESTION & ANSWER SESSIONS * and MORE!

 
SCHEDULE IS AS FOLLOWS:

October 16
EthnicArts Gallery
5930 Troost KC Mo
6 – 9pm
Emory Douglas exhibition/reception/Q&A

October 17
Bruce Watkins Cultural Center
3700 Blue Parkway KC Mo
6 – 9pm
Gala Evening Celebration
Speakers/Awards/Video shorts/Entertainment
Featuring Harold O’Neal, jazz pianist
Speakers and Artists lineup TBA

October 18
The Black Archives of Mid America
1722 E. Terrace KC Mo
10am – 6pm
Details of this day….
10:00am – 11:00am Opening of Black Panther History Photo exhibit and tour by Bill Jennings of Its About Time Committee

11:00 – 1:30pm Film screenings TBA

1:30 – 2:30pm Preserving the Legacy: Focus on the Midwest by Charles Jones and Legacy of Service Continues at UAACC by Charlotte Hill O’Neal

2:30 - 3:45pm The Reality of Political Prisoners in America Panel with Robert King and Yasmeen Sutton

3:45 - 5:00pm Women of the BPP: We were mothers, wives, daughters and sisters too! Panel with Kathleen Cleaver; Andre Weatherby Rawls; Barbara Easley Cox; Yasmeen Sutton; Charlotte Hill O'Neal

5:00 – 6:00pm Book signings with Emory Douglas; Robert King; Kathleen Cleaver; Charlotte Hill O’Neal; Charles Jones; Yasmeen Sutton; Bill Jennings; Steve Penn
*Please note that there will be opportunities throughout the day to purchase books but all of the authors will gather during this time frame to speak on their books for further community enlightenment!

October 19
St Mark Children and Family Development Center
2008 E.12th KC Mo
4 – 6:30pm
Honoring Our Community: Focus on Kansas City Community
Activists of Yesterday and Today
Speakers/Awards/Entertainment/Video shorts
Lineup TBA

 

This will be an excellent opportunity for youth, students and the community in general, to learn more about this important time in history from those who Lived It and who Continue to Serve the People in so many ways, in communities worldwide!