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In Conversation: Jamal Joseph and Sonia Sanchez

 

<p>May 5, 2012 &nbsp;| Cooper Union &nbsp;| &nbsp;New York City<br />
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</b> With Kathleen Cleaver, Jamal Joseph, and&nbsp;Sonia&nbsp;Sanchez</p>
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<p style=”font-size: 11px; font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; color: rgb(103, 103, 103); text-align: center; “><strong style=”line-height: 18px; “>&nbsp;&nbsp;PHOTO GALLERY&nbsp;|&nbsp;View the photo gallery on Flickr</strong>&nbsp;</p>
 
<p>Who were the Black Panthers and why do their stories matter?&nbsp;One thing is certain&mdash;their radical rhetoric, militant posture, and&nbsp;incendiary activism continue to resonate throughout American&nbsp;culture and identity. In&nbsp;Panther Baby, activist, author, filmmaker,&nbsp;and Oscar nominee Jamal Joseph combines political history with&nbsp;memoir to illustrate the turbulent history of the Party. Join him in&nbsp;conversation with poet of the Black Arts Movement, Sonia Sanchez,&nbsp;as these two vital voices&mdash;which have mined their lives on the&nbsp;frontlines of art and activism&mdash;consider the Black Panther Party.&nbsp;<br />
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Co-sponsored by&nbsp;<i>The Cooper Union</i></p>

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