October 13, 2017
7 pM - 10PM
12500 CAMPUS DRIVE
OAKLAND, CA. 94619
Barbara Lee Science & Allied Health Building
HUEY P. NEWTON & BOBBY SEALE STUDENT LOUNGE, BUILDING R-110
Join us for this monumental panel that will help us bring Power to the People, where it belongs. The opening reception will feature Dr. Dennis Kimbro, best-selling author of five books, along with hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and a meet and greet with the Panel members. The reception will be held in the Science Building at Merritt College.
"How Can the Legacy of the Black Panther Party
Move Us Forward Today?"
DR. DENNIS KIMBRO &
DR. GREGORY A. SPENCER
Black Panther Fashion
MARIO B. PRODUCTIONS
DJ Davey D, DJ Tabu & DJ Squaropolis
SHAYKH HASHIM ALAUDDEEN & Cheryl Sudduth
DR. JAMES TAYLOR
Former Black Panther
(aka James Mott)
Author of Black Nationalism in the United States: From Malcolm X to Barack Obama
DR. JAMES TAYLOR
Chair of the Merritt College Ethic Studies Department
Professor Jason Seals
Professor of Sociology at Merritt College
Dr. Charity Clay
Student pricing available at the door: $5.00
(Student ID Required)
Consistent with the Black Panther Party’s mission and effort to activate and empower the Black community to control its destiny through protection, survival and social outreach programs, the gift purposes below are intended to provide direct support to those most in need instead of indirectly through charitable organizations charging overhead and administrative fees before disbursing funds to the people. Oakland and Merritt College is synonymous with the Black Panther Party and the gift opportunities
Gift Amounts & Outcomes
Your involvement and investment is needed to realize the full potential of every child and NOW is the time to step forward and declare your commitment to the future of our children, families and communities. Make your gift in addition to your ticket purchase today.
- $10 Gift: Covers semester of school supplies for student in underserved Oakland neighborhoods and schools
- $25 Gift: Covers AC Transit Youth unlimited ride 31-day bus pass enabling a student to get to & from school
- $50 Gift: Covers BART High Value Ticket to enable a student to get to & from school
- $100 Gift: Provides four hours of tutoring for a student needing academic assistance
- $250 Gift: Provides books for a low-income Merritt College student to continue their education
- $500 Gift: Provides for cost of summer enrichment camp for a student in underserved Oakland neighborhoods and schools
- $1000 Gift: Provides a scholarship for a Merritt College student covering the cost of a semester’s tuition & fees
- >$1000 Gifts: For gifts above $1000, there are a variety of opportunities to invest in people, programs and organizations that make a difference in their communities and extend the mission and legacy of the Black Panther Party.
"Black Panther Party, original name Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, African American Revolutionary Party, founded on October 15th, 1966 in Oakland, California, by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale while both were attending Merritt College."