All Power to the People! The Black Panther Party @50 | December 4-5, 2016


The Revolution Has Come: Book Talk with Robyn C. Spencer

Sun, Dec 4, 2016
3pm - 5pm

Seminary Co-op Bookstore
5751 S Woodlawn

Robyn C. Spencer discusses her new book, The Revolution Has Come: Black Power, Gender, and the Black Panther Party in Oakland, with Jane Rhodes, author of Framing the Black Panthers: The Spectacular Rise of a Black Power Icon.


The World is the Children’s Classroom: The BPP’s Oakland Community School (Documentary in Progress)

Mon, Dec 5, 2016
4:30pm - 5:45pm

Saieh Hall 021

5757 S University Ave

Sneak peek and discussion of the documentary film in progress, “The World is the Children’s Classroom: The History and Legacy of the Black Panther Party’s Oakland Community School,” with producers Angela LeBlanc-Ernest (Independent Scholar) and Mary Phillips (Lehman College, CUNY), and Ericka Huggins (BPP member and former Director of the Oakland Community School).  Discussion moderated by Y. Kafi Moragne-Patterson (Dominican University).


Love Liberation: 50 Years of BPP History

Mon, Dec 5, 2016
6pm - 8pm

Saieh Hall 021
5757 S University Ave

Tribute to Fred Hampton, Mark Clark and Mrs. Iberia Hampton by Flint Taylor (People's Law Office). 

Performance by avery r. young.

Roundtable discussion with scholars and BPP members on the history and legacy of the Party, centering women, gender and sexuality.  Panelists include:

W.E. Dunbar (BPP Illinois)
Joan Gray (BPP Illinois)
Ericka Huggins (BPP Los Angeles, New Haven & Oakland)
Angela D. LeBlanc-Ernest (Independent Scholar and Filmmaker)
Tracye A. Matthews (Historian, Assoc. Director, CSRPC)
Mary Phillips (Africana Studies, Lehman College, CUNY)
Robyn C. Spencer (Historian, Lehman College, CUNY)
Discussion moderated by Elizabeth Todd-Breland (Historian, University of Illinois at Chicago).

Presented by the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture and the Intersectional Black Panther Party History Project, with support from the Seminary Co-op Bookstore, the Institute of Politics, Pozen Family Center for Human Rights, and the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality.

These venues physically accessible. Please contact the CSRPC at 773.702.8063 with any questions or accommodation requests.