Alumni members of the national and local Black Panther Party will be in Kansas City October 16 – 19 to celebrate the party’s legacy of community service and volunteerism.
The events began with a gallery exhibit of the works of noted Black Panther visual artist Emory Douglas on October 16 at the EthnicArt Gallery followed by the “Legacy Reunion Gala” at Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage center.
On October 17, a Black Panther Party Photo Exhibit, panel discussions and film screenings at the Black Archives of Mid-America on October 18, culminating with a program honoring Kansas City community activists at St. Mark Child and Family Development Center on October 19.
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