*Emory Douglas

Art and Activism
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Emory Douglas is an activist and artist best known for his work as the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party. Through his work with the Panthers’ newspaper, Douglas was able to communicate powerful messages via simple means, creating some of the most iconic images of Black Power. 
Join us as we discuss the intersection of art and activism.

One City One Book is San Francisco's citywide book club.
In 2017, we're reading Black against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party by Joshua Bloom and Waldo E. Martin Jr.
Find out more at: One City One Book.

Upcoming Events

Parkside Library Book Club
Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 7:00 pm
Parkside, Parkside Teen's Area
Thursdays at Noon Films:
Thursday, October 19, 2017, 12:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
The Defender
Saturday, October 21, 2017, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium

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Current Exhibits

A Slice of History
Through Friday, November 3, 2017
Main Library, Government Information Center
Black Panther Party News Coverage
Through Thursday, November 2, 2017
Main Library, Magazines & Newspapers Center 5th Fl
Art and Activism
Through Thursday, November 30, 2017
Main Library, Grove Street entrance exhibit cases

*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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