Lost Legacy of the British Black Panthers / Photos: Neil Kenlock / The BBP's Darcus Howe. Its important for Black people to tell their own story/s, to teach their stories with empowering purpose and truth. DN PORTER  #black history # black power #black uk

The Amazing Lost Legacy of the British Black Panthers

Lost Legacy of the British Black Panthers / Photos: Neil Kenlock / The BBP's Darcus Howe. Its important for Black people to tell their own story/s, to teach their stories with empowering purpose and truth.

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The Amazing Lost Legacy of the British Black Panthers

THE FORGOTTEN STORY OF THE WOMEN BEHIND THE BRITISH BLACK PANTHERS

The Forgotten Story Of The Women Behind The British Black Panthers

Who were the Black Panther Party? What is the legacy of the Black Panthers? What have the Black Panthers got to do with Beyonce? Heather Agyepong speaks to Beverley Bryan, a former Black Panther, about the female Black Panthers of Brixton.

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The Amazing Lost Legacy of the British Black Panthers

Actual photo of The Great King Shaka Zulu

An old century photograph of a Zulu warrior - The Zulu people, Zulu Tribe and legendary King Shaka Zulu

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The Amazing Lost Legacy of the British Black Panthers

Everyone knows about the Black Panthers ‑ the militant wing of the American civil-rights movement, whose political activism still provokes strong emotions to this day.

Power struggle: A new exhibition looks back at the rise of the British Black Panthers

clatterbane: “ clatterbane: “ thechanelmuse: “ Remnants of the British Black Panther’s Lost Legacy ” Britain’s black power movement is at risk of being forgotten, say historians The Cambridge academic.

In the Mid-1960s | The British Black Panther Party, was educating their communities and fighting discrimination. Outright racist laws that threatened to repatriate entire swathes of the Black population were being pushed into place, and sections of the white middle classes were resentful towards the Black Community. But the BBP – based in Brixton, south London – helped to change all that, educating British Black people about their history and giving them a voice to speak out against…

The Amazing Lost Legacy of the British Black Panthers

In the Mid-1960s | The British Black Panther Party, was educating their communities and fighting discrimination. Outright racist laws that threatened to repatriate entire swathes of the Black population were being pushed into place, and sections of the white middle classes were resentful towards the Black Community. But the BBP – based in Brixton, south London – helped to change all that, educating British Black people about their history and giving them a voice to speak out against…

Black Panther School Bags | 1970A group of schoolgirls carry “radical” school bags with signage designating the British Black Panthers, London.  Photo credit: Neil Kenlock / Autograph ABP

Black Panther Bags, 1970 // by Neil Kenlock, the official photographer of the British Black Panther Party. This image is part of Autograph ABP Gallery’s “The Archive in Focus: Back in the Day” project.

'Let me tell you first of all, I have zero interest in Beyoncé' - Heather Agyepong speaks to Beverley Bryan, a former Black Panther, about the female Black Panthers of Brixton.

The Forgotten Story Of The Women Behind The British Black Panthers

& me tell you first of all, I have zero interest in Beyoncé& - Heather Agyepong speaks to Beverley Bryan, a former Black Panther, about the female Black Panthers of Brixton.

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RMS Baltic at White Star Line piers, New York." At the time, the Baltic was the world's largest ship. Panorama of three inch glass negatives, Detroit Publishing Company.

Everyone knows about the Black Panthers ‑ the militant wing of the American civil-rights movement, whose political activism still provokes strong emotions to this day.

Power struggle: A new exhibition looks back at the rise of the British Black Panthers

Photo: A group of schoolgirls carry radical school bags. THE BRITISH BLACK PANTHERS, brought about a sea-change in attitudes to race in this country.

(Image: Neil Kenlock self-portrait. 1970.) "When I joined the Panthers, it was a reaction to how I was treated. I felt that this was what I could do for the Panthers. I could record their meetings, their marches, their efforts. Many of the photos were used in our meetings and so on. It was a conscious contribution to the movement."~ Neil Kenlock, Photographer for the British Black Panther Movement.

The Amazing Lost Legacy of the British Black Panthers

circa 1968-1972 | Member Danny Dacosta, at the British Black Panther Headquarters, London. |   "While we were another large black population, we had no segregation here. But it was difficult for us to get adjusted to this country. Our parents weren't given good jobs, only menial tasks and factory jobs—there were no real black professionals in Britain the time. The challenge here was to get a fair deal, get a chance to climb that ladder."~ Neil Kenlock, photographer/BBP.

The Amazing Lost Legacy of the British Black Panthers

Lost Legacy of the British Black Panthers / Photos: Neil Kenlock / Member Danny DaCosta at the British Black Panther headquarters on Shakespeare Road, London.

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