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Friday, July 3 • 4:00pm - 9:30pm
Sisters: Women in the Black Panther Party

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For many the Black Panther Party conjures up an image of macho men with guns, but in fact at its peak the party's membership was two-thirds female and women played essential leadership roles. We have much to learn from these inspiring women in our struggles today.

Recommended Books Available in the Haymarket Room:
The Black Panthers Speak edited by Philip Foner
Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur and Angela Davis
The Black Panther Party [Reconsidered] by Charles E. Jones

Speakers
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Leela Yellesetty

Leela Yellesetty is an activist in Seattle, a writer for Socialist Worker, and a contributing author to 101 Changemakers: Rebels and Radicals Who Changed U.S. History.


Friday July 3, 2015 4:00pm - 9:30pm
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