Power to the People: The Black Panther Party's Legacy in Albina

Power to the People

The Vanport Mosaic presents a multi-faceted oral history presentation and community conversation led by Mr. Kent Ford, a founding member of the Portland Chapter of the  '60s-era black empowerment organization - the Black Panther Party. Watch the short documentary "Sting Like A Bee," and listen to Kent Ford's personal memory of revolutionary activism and community organizing.  The event culminates in a conversation between Mr. Ford and another local activist, connecting these stories to the broader political scene and stimulating a group reflection that links this provocative history to the challenges we face today.

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