The Black Panthers
Stephen Shames talked about his book, The Black Panthers, published by Aperture. This collection of never-before-published images of the Black Panther Party members taken by photographer Stephen Shames during the height of the movement (1967-1973) was released to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the founding of the party. Mr. Shames delivered a PowerPoint presentation and discussed some of the images in his book. Black Panther founding chairman Bobby Seale and his wife and former party member Leslie Johnson-Seale talked about the legacy of this significant and controversial social movement. Professor Jones moderated. After their presentations the participants responded to audience members' questions. close
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Ellen Harris Executive Director Aperture Foundation
Leslie Johnson-Seale Member (Former) Black Panther Party
Charles E. Jones Founding Chair Georgia State University->African American Studies
Bobby Seale Co-Founder Black Panther Party
Stephen Shames Photographer
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