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By The Skanner News
Published: 23 February 2011

Don't miss the free screening of "A Panther in Africa" tonight, Feb. 23, at 5:30 p.m. at the Office of Human Relations, 5315 N. Vancouver Ave. in Portland.

The film tells the sotry of Pete O'Neal, a young "a young Black Panther in Kansas City, Missouri, was arrested for transporting a gun across state lines in 1969. One year later, O'Neal fled the charge, and for over 30 years, lived in exile in Tanzania as one of the last Americans in exile from an era when activists considered themselves at war with the U.S. government. Today, this community organizer confronts very different challenges and finds himself living between two worlds - America and Africa, his radical past and his uncertain future."

The Human Rights Film and Dialogue series is a free monthly event on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Refreshments are provided.

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