CONFERENCE TICKETS & INFORMATION

CONFERENCE TICKETS & INFORMATION

CONFERENCE ONLY
(OCTOBER 20 – 23)
$ 35

PURCHASE TICKETS
  • Souvenir Program Book

CONFERENCE LOCATIONS

(Oct 20 – 22)
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak St, Oakland, CA 94607

(Oct 20 – 22)
Oscar Grant (City Hall) Plaza
14th and Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612

(Oct 23)
Bobby Hutton Grove (DeFremery Park)
1651 Adeline St, Oakland, CA 94607

BPP 50th CONFERENCE SCHEDULE at OMCACONFERENCE EVENT SCHEDULE A

James Moore Theatre
Lecture Hall
Times
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
TECH SUMMIT
MASTERING TECHNOLOGY FOR SELF DETERMINATION


Presenter:
Idalin Bobe, Founder of Bobby Hutton 2.0

The Tenth Point of the BPP”s 10-Point Platform & Program set forth the goal of “People’s community control of modern technology.” This Summit, a centerpiece of the 50th Anniversary Conference, will focus on two major themes:

• Diversity in the Tech Industry
• Black Self-Determination in a Tech-Driven Economy
WOMEN OF THE INTERNATIONAL SECTION OF THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY

Presenters:
Kathleen Cleaver, Barbara Easley-Cox, Charlotte O'Neal
LIBERATION THEOLOGY—THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY & THE CHURCH
Sankofa, Looking Back to Go Forward


Presenters:
Rev. M. Gayle (Asali) Dickson
Former Panther, Sycamore Community Church
Pastor Michael McBride, The Way Christian Center
Rev. Kamal Hassan, Sojourner Truth Presbyterian Church
Dr. Martha C. Taylor, Allen Temple Baptist Church
THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY AND POPULAR MUSIC

Presenters: Dr. Rickey Vincent and Pat Thomas

THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY NEWSPAPER

Presenters:
Former Panthers: Emory Douglas, Billy Jennings, Elbert “Big Man” Howard

THE AMERICAN
INDIAN MOVEMENT


Presenter:
Lenny Foster
A short film and presentation and time for Q & A.
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
180 YEARS OF INCARCERATION
Black Panther Party PoliticalPrisoners


Presenters:
Albert Woodfox, “Angola Three” Robert King, “Angola Three” Eddie Conway, Former Deputy Minister of Defense, Baltimore, BPP
Sekou Odinga, Brooklyn Branch, BPP
THE REAL RAINBOW COALITION
BLACK, RED, WHITE, BROWN REVOLUTIONARIES


Moderator: Aaron Dixon former BPP
Panel:
Lenny Foster, American Indian Movement
Hy Thurman, Young Patriots
Jose (Cha-Cha) Jimenez, Young Lords
Stan McKinney, Black Panther Party, Illinois Chapter
PANTHERS LIVING EXILED IN AFRICA

Presenter: Charlotte O’Neal

THE BROWN BERETS: STRUGGLE FOR CHICANO/A POWER

Presenters:
Carlos Montes and Cruz Olmeda, Founders of the Brown Berets
THE GENIUS AND LEGACY OF HUEY P. NEWTON

Presenters:
Dr. Judson Jeffries, Ohio State University, Author, and Elaine Brown, Former BPP Minister of Information and Chairman
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY SCHOOL
The Oakland Community School
Point No. 5 of the Black Panther Program


Presenters:
Ericka Huggins, Former BPP and Director OCS
M. Gayle (Asali) Dickson, Former BPP and Teacher at OCS
Dr. Kimberly Mayfield Lynch, Holy Names University
SELF-DEFENSE AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY and MURDERS
of BLACK and OPPRESSED PEOPLE


Moderator: Malik Edwards, Former BPP
Panel:
Wanda Johnson and Cephus Johnson, Mother and Uncle of Oscar Grant Gwen Woods, Mother of Mario Woods Denika Chatman, Mother of Kenneth Harding, Jr. Andrea Prichett, CopWatch
THE FBI’s “BLACK HATE GROUP” COINTELPROs
The Murder of Malcolm X, the Black Panther Party and the Nation of Islam


Presenters: Elaine Brown, Former Chairman of the BPP
Minister Christopher Muhammad, the Nation of Islam
POLYNESIANPANTHERS

Presenters:
Tigilau Ness, Minister of Fine Arts, Polynesian Panther Party
Miriama Rauhihi Ness, Minister of Culture,
Polynesian Panther Party
Betty Sio, Black Women’s Movement
Chris McBride, Wellington Media Collective/Artist
THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY v. THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Panthers Take the Government to Court for Murder and Other Crimes


Presenters: Attorneys Fred Hiestand, Jeff Haas, Dennis Cunningham
POOR AND WORKING CLASS WHITES WITH BLACK PANTHERS
The Coalition of the Young Patriot Party & The Black Panther Party


Presenters:
Hy Thurman, Co-Founder, Young Patriots, Chuck Armsbury, Former Chairman, Eugene, Oregon, Young Patriot Party Amy Sonnie, Author of Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels and Black Power

JAMES MOORE THEATRE
Friday Movie Specials

5 PM Ryan Coogler’s “FRUITVALE STATION”
7 PM Ansar El Muhammad’s “C.O.P. CRIMES OF POLICE”

OAKLAND MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA GARDEN

Saturday, 7 PM to 11 PM, 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION GALA

CONFERENCE EVENT SCHEDULE B

Learning Center
California Room
Times
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
THE 1968 TRIAL OF HUEY P. NEWTON

Presenter:
Melvin Dickson, former BPP

Photo Essay and Presentation
THE INTELLECTUAL LEGACY OF THE BLACK PANTHERS

Presenter: Dr. Charity Clay, Merritt College, Sankofa Program
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
MARXISM AND THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY

Presenter: Dr. Charles “Cappy” Pinderhughes, Essex County College, Former BPP
THE YOUNG LORDS
Puerto Rican Revolutionaries United with the Black Panther Party


Presenter:
José (Cha-Cha) Jimenez, Founder
EDUCATE TO LIBERATE

Presenters:
Steve McCutchen, BPP, Alprentice A. McCutchen, Former Student, Oakland Community School
CHICANO BLACK BERETS
The Untold Story of New Mexico’s Black Berets


Presenter: Richard Moore, Los Jardines Institute and Justice Health Alliance
THE SEATTLE CHAPTER
First Black Panther Party Chapter Outside of California


Presenters:
Aaron Dixon, Seattle Chapter Organizer
and Former Members
of the Chapter
National Lawyers Guild
LEGAL WORKERS AND LAWYERS IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY
National Lawyers Guild


Presenters:
Stephen Bingham,
Kiilu Nyasha, Paul Harris,
Dennis Cunningham,
Walter Riley, Cat Brooks
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
MARTIAL ARTS AS A TOOL FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

Presenters:
Master Steve D. McCutchen, Former BPP Instructor Byron Aldredge
GROWING UP PANTHER
Fred Hampton Jr. on Police Murders of Black Panthers

Green Room
HEARTS of the HOMIEZ
#OPEN — Our People Effecting Neighborhoods Program


Presenters:
Jack Jackson, Hanif Wynn, Kimya Jackson, Stacey McKennon, Nicole Welch
THE LEGACY OF
GEORGE JACKSON


Presenters:
Jerry Elster - Co-Founder of No More Tears, Kumasi - Black August and Folsom Manifesto, Dr. Greg Thomas - Tufts University
ZAPANTERA NEGRA

Presenters: Caleb Duarte - Founder of EDELO, Emory Douglas, former Minister of Culture, BPP Author of the upcoming The Immortal George L. Jackson

CONFERENCE EVENT SCHEDULE C

MUSEUM OF CA ART/Rear Gallery
OSCAR GRANT PLAZA
FILM FESTIVAL
LANEY COLLEGE FORUM
BOBBY HUTTON PARK
Times
Friday
Saturday
Saturday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday, October 22, 2016

Speakers
Mistah Fab, Cat Brooks, Saturu ”James Mott” Ned, Min. Keith Muhammad, Qubilah Shabazz (Daughter of Malcolm X) and more…

and Music
Money B & Young Hump of Digital Underground
Samuel of Club Neavou, Dru Down, Yukmouth, X-Clan, Raw_G, Locksmith, Jahi of PE 2.0, Equipo, Tajai of Hiero, Alia Sharrief, Foreign Legion, Kev Choice, A-Plus of Hiero, Dawnari, Turf, Inc, Davey D and much more….

Friday, October 21, 2016

12:15 pm - “COINTELPRO 101”
– 56 mins, Produced by Freedom Archive and historical overview
of the FBI’s Counter-Introduction Intelligence Program directed at progressive groups


3:00 pm - “Polynesian Panthers”
– 52 mins, Produced by Kay Elmers
New Zealand and their struggle to improve their communities

Saturday, October 22, 2016

12:15 pm - “41st and Central”
– 1 hr 45 min – produced by Greg Everett. History and development of the Southern California BPP Chapter, highlighting the SWAT attack at 41st and Central during which BPP members defended themselves for over 5 hrs

3:00 pm - “Lords of the Revolution”
– 56 mins – produced by VH1 Comprehensive history of the Black Panther Party across the nation.
DEDICATION CEREMONY OF THE BOBBY
HUTTON MEMORIAL
GROOVE


Sunday
October 23, 2016
1-5 pm


BOBBY HUTTON PARK
aka
Defremery Park
16th St & Adeline St
Oakland, CA
94607
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
VANGUARD STUDENT PARTY
The Vanguard Student Party at Historically-Black Norfolk State University


Presenter: Dr. Latif A. Tarik
THE 10 POINT PLATFORM & REPARATIONS FOR AFRICAN PEOPLE

Presenters: Baba Jahahara Amen-RA
Alkebulan-Ma’at
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

BOBBY HUTTON DAY PARTICIPANTS - OCT 23, 2016

MC – Emory Douglas

ENTRANCE

Say It Loud, Print It Proud: BPP Newspapers
Gene A. Peters A.B.D.
History of the Black Panther Party
Bill Jennings
BLANK
George Jackson Sun of Palestine
Gregory Thomas
Poor and Oppressed White People and the Black-led
Struggle for Social Justice