ICONIC: Black Panther – “Art and Activism+Political Prisoners” Round Table Discussion

October 22, 2016 @ 5:45 pm – 8:00 pm
American Steel Studios
1960 Mandela Pkwy
Oakland, CA 94607

Please join us for “Art and Activism+Political Prisoners“, a round table discussion with Michael McCarty, Ericka Huggins and Hank Jones moderated by Robert Johnson


This event is part of the group art exhibit: ICONIC: Black Panther celebrating fifty years of an iconic legacy in American history proudly hosted by American Steel Studios.

ICONIC: Black Panther

ICONIC BP Art Show Flyer FINAL CThe Black Panther Party was a catalyst for a nationwide ground swell in the 1960s in African American neighborhoods to empower their community by creating free food programs, free clinics and more. The exhibit will feature over forty artists from the Bay Area and nationwide of all races.

Celebrity supporters include Sway Calloway, Danny Glover, Danny Simmons and Fab 5 Freddy. The show is produced by SEPIA Art Collective.

The art exhibition runs through November 6, 2016.
To RSVP for a private viewing, please email sepiaartcollective@gmail.com
For Media inquiries and credentials email april@rushingmedia.com

All events are free and all ages are welcome.




Friday, October 7

6 – 10pm

Opening Event : Art Exhibition

Saturday, October 15

4 – 7pm

Panel Discussion
With Dr. Professor Ula Taylor and Dr. Rickey Vincent of UC Berkeley AfAm Department, Teaching Panther History to the Next Generation

Sunday, October 16

4 – 8pm

Movie Night featuring historical movies. Popcorn will be served.

Saturday, October 22

Noon – 4pm

Exhibit open to the public

Saturday, October 22

4 – 5:30pm

Spoken Word Mixer featuring:

Tureeda Mikell
Sheeba Haven
Bri Blue
Mel Yel
Dominique Jones
YGB Shereo: Lariolyn Davis

Saturday, October 22

5:45 – 8pm

Round Table Discussion
“Art and Activism+Political Prisoners”

Michael McCarty, Ericka Huggins and Hank Jones
Moderator, Robert Johnson,

Sunday, November 6

4 – 8pm

Black Panther Tribute Closing Event