29 Oct 2008

Black Panthers in Brixton on Monday!

Dear Friend,

It is my honour to invite you to the historical meeting taking place on Monday 3rd November at the Karibu Centre.

Join us for a memorable evening in the heart of Brixton, to listen first hand to the stories of former Black Panthers from the US and the
UK, and to view an exhibition of Black Panther's original artwork and photographs.

Monday 3 November 2008, 7.00 pm
Karibu Education Centre (formerly the Abeng Centre)
7 Gresham Road
London SW9
Underground: Brixton Station

With special guests:

EMORY DOUGLAS - Former Minister of Culture of the Black Panthers
Party; Black Panther/Black Liberation artist and designer of the Black
Panther newspaper

BILLY X JENNINGS - Head of the US Black Panther Alumni

NEIL KENLOCK – Official photographer of the Brixton Black Panther
Movement, and founder of Choice FM

ELAINE HOLNESS – Director of the Karibu Education Centre, originally
founded as the Abeng Centre by the Rev. Tony Ottey in the 1970s to
offer supplementary schooling and youth services to local children.

KODWO ESHUN - Writer and theorist, acclaimed author of More Brilliant
than the Sun: Adventures in Sonic Fiction, and co-founder of The
Otolith Group. Currently working on a photo essay about representation
of Black Panthers in film.

CLARENCE THOMPSON – One of the founding fathers of the 1965 Race
Relations Act and renowned dramatic poet.

The event will pay homage to the memory of Olive Morris, a
Brixton-based Black Panther and women's rights activist, who died
tragically young leaving behind a remarkable legacy.

Tickets: £10 at the door / £ 7 advance sales / £ 5 under 18s
This event is a fundraiser for the Remembering Olive Collective and
the Panther Alumni projects in the U.S. and the entry fee includes

Direct sales and bookings

Black Cultural Archives - 0207 582 8516 (lines open 10am-6pm)
1 Othello Close, London SE11 4RE (Underground: Kennington)
Email: info@bcaheritage.org.uk

Direct sales only (office hours)

Gasworks - 020 7091 1636
155 Vauxhall Street, London SE11 5RH (Underground: Oval)

Lambeth Women's Project – 07951 998 414
166A Stockwell Road, London SW9 9TQ (Underground: Brixton / Stockwell)

*N.B The seating at this event is limited. Please book in advance to
avoid disappointment.

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