It’s been common wisdom that to know where you are going, you must first understand from where you came. Over 50 years ago, the Black Panther Party sought an equal future for oppressed communities in the United States and the world, establishing a platform based on the implicit history and marginalization of being black in America.

A catalyst for nationwide change in the 1960s, the Panthers empowered their community by creating free food programs, clinics, community newspapers, and neighborhood patrols against police brutality. The Sepia Collective, in association with Rage Against the Machine’s Zack de la Rocha, is proud to present, ICONIC: Black Panther, a celebration of the iconic legacy of the Black Panther Party in American history. The exhibition will feature artworks from over 50 local and internationally recognized artists including Emory Douglas, Dr. Samella Lewis, Fab 5 Freddy, Shepard Fairey, Richard Duardo and Lili Bernard.

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