Exhibit sheds new light on Black Panther Party

Show features ‘Photographs and the Revolutionary Art of Emory Douglass’

Excerpt from The California Aggie article by Sonia Parecadan:

“Often painted as a subversive and violent organization by the media, the now-defunct Black Panther Party never had the most positive image in the eyes of mainstream society during its active years in the ’60s and ’70s, said Billy X Jennings, a former Black Panther and curator of the newest Memorial Union Art Gallery exhibit, “The Black Panther Party Revisited.” The event is co-sponsored by the African American and African Studies Department in conjunction with Black History Month.”

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