In a wide ranging four-day conference thousands showed up to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party, held last weekend at the Oakland Museum of California.
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Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act that was signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964, faith leaders, elected officials, community members, and activists assembled together at the Beebee Memorial Cathedral in Oakland [...]
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Tagged 1964 Civil Rights Act, Angela Davis, Black Elected Officials and Faith Based Leaders of the East Bay, Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Clayborne Carson, Dwayne Wiggins, Elaine Brown, Fannie Lou Hamer, Freedom Summer, Howard Moore Jr., March on Washington, Supervisor Keith Carson, Tarika Lewis, W.E.B. DuBois