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Bell Ringer: Photographs of the Black Panther Party

Photographs of the Black Panther Party

Photographer Stephen Shames shows pictures from his book with Bobby Seale about the beginning of the Black Panther Party.

Description

Photographer Stephen Shames shows pictures from his book with Bobby Seale about the beginning of the Black Panther Party.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • According to Mr. Shames, what were some of the reasons that led to the creation of the Black Panther Party?
  • According to Mr. Shames, which issues were the Black Panther Party at the forefront of addressing?
  • What were some of the community programs that the Black Panther Party was instrumental in developing?

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Black Panther Party
    • Bobby Hutton
    • Bobby Seale
    • Eldridge Cleaver
    • Gay Rights
    • Huey Newton
    • Kathleen Cleaver
    • Police Brutality
    • Womens Rights

    Topics

    Civil Rights & Civil LibertiesU.S. History

    Grades

    Middle SchoolHigh SchoolUniversity