50th Anniversary Black Panther Party Rally

event photography

Project Description

This past October (2016), I had the honor to attend the 50th Anniversary Black Panther Party rally in the very place it all began, Oakland, CA. I had the opportunity to meet a number of interesting people, many of them original members of the movement.

Throughout the afternoon, a number of bands played for the crowd, gave inspiration speeches and simply put, celebrated a monumental achievement. Following the event, I walked up to the African American Museum & Library, for a talk by many of the founders, as well as some great photography by Suzun Lucia Lamaina.

Project Detail

Client(s)

Personal Project

Date 

October 2016

Equipment

Fuji X-Pro2 + 23mm/56mm

Location

Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA

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