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21 Oct 2016

If you are in the Oakland, California area this weekend

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October 21, 2016 Category: Diaspora Posted by:

ABOVE PHOTO:  Bobby Seale, chairman of the Black Panther Party, addresses a rally outside the party headquarters in Oakland, August 13, 1971, urging members to boycott liquor stores owned by Bill Boyette, President of the California Package Store and Tavern Owners? Association. Boyette filed a suit against the Panthers accusing them of attempting to force a group of black businessmen to make a weekly cash donation to the party. (AP Photo/Sal Veder)

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WHAT: Black Panthers 50th anniversary

conference “Where Do We Go From Here?”

WHEN: Oct. 20-23

WHERE: Main conference and workshops held at the Oakland Museum of California, 1000 Oak St., Oakland; accompanying concerts and programs at Frank Ogawa Plaza and DeFremery “Bobby Hutton” Park in West Oakland.

COST: Conference only, $35; Celebration Gala Dinner, keynote speaker will be actor Danny Glover, $100-$125 and up.

SPECIAL EVENTS: Bobby Seale’s 80th birthday celebration and roast, 11 a.m. Oct. 22, H’s Lordships restaurant, Berkeley; dedication of “Bobby Hutton Grove” and grocery giveaway at DeFremery Park in West Oakland, noon Oct. 23.

EXHIBIT: Oakland Museum exhibit “All Power to the People”; on display Oct. 8-Feb. 12

INFO: www.bpp50th.com; www.museumca.org

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