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ENTERTAINMENT

The Alumni Association of the Seattle Black Panther party hosted a three-day film screening and forum September 16 through 18 at Hillman City Collaboratory and Washington Hall.

The event paid tribute to the lives of both past and present revolutionaries. Attendees were invited to view documentaries and films and take part in a discussion with guest speakers and local activists.

Some of the speakers included Emory Douglas, the former Minister of culture, Terika Lewis, the first woman to join the BPP, Felipe Luciano, a former Deputy Chairman of Young Lords and Aaron Dixon former Seattle BPP Captain.

Photographer Susan Fried attended the forum and took these pictures of the event:

Seattle Black Panther Revolutionary Film Screening and Forum Sept. 16-18, 2016

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The 50th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party will be commemorated October 20-23rd, 2016 in Oakland California.

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