Explore Portland’s Black History
Founder of Black Panther chapter leads discussion
1/7/2020, 9:15 a.m.
You’re invited to explore the legacy of the Portland Black Panther Party through art, music and storytelling in a new exhibit featuring Kent Ford, co-founder of the Portland chapter during the civil rights era of the 1960s and early 70s.
Ford will give a talk for the opening reception “Seeing it through: A visual manifestation of the Black Panther Party's legacy in Portland” on Saturday, Jan. 11 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Multnomah County Central Library’s Collins Gallery, downtown. Light refreshments will be served.
The exhibit will be stay on display in the Collins Gallery for public viewing through March 1.