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“Living the Legacy/Lessons Learned: A Dialogue with Black Panthers, Brown Berets and Community Activists” – at the Calif. African American Museum, Mar. 21

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On Mar. 21, 2009, at 1:00 p.m., the California African American Museum will present a program entitled, “Living the Legacy/ Lessons Learned: A Dialogue with Black Panthers, Brown Berets and Community Activists.”

From the CAAM website:

The Black Panther Party created 65 community programs and published a weekly newspaper. Join former Black Panther Party and Brown Beret members as well as community activists for a lively discussion with Yusef Omowale, Director of the Southern California Library, as moderator. What lessons can we learn from them? How are activist organizations remaining vigilant in their quest for social justice and equity?

The museum is located at 600 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037.

Main Number: (213) 744-7432

CAAM RSVP line: (213) 744-2056

The California African American Museum (CAAM) is located in Exposition Park at the corner of Figueroa Street and Exposition Boulevard, west of the 110 (Harbor) Freeway. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Sports Arena are adjacent to CAAM.

For more information, visit www.caamuseum.org.

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