November 2, 2018 - January 6, 2019
The third in a series of exhibitions across the U.S., ICONIC Black Panther: Chicago opened at Stony Island Arts Bank hosted by Rebuild Foundation. Curated by Tracie D. Hall for SEPIA Collective in partnership with University of Chicago Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, ICONIC Chicago featured over 50 artists interpreting the over 50-year history of the Black Panther Party.
Live Storytelling by Illinois Education Cadre Black Panther Michael McCarty. DJ Anyana Contreras spins Black Liberation Mix.
Community Free Breakfast + Food Drive
In solidarity with Food Giveaway on the West side by Illinois Chapter members. Panthers served the community and then broke bread together.
Her Words: Black Panther Women Speak
Wanda Ross, Joan Gray, Ericka Huggins, Barbara Cox Easley, and Yasmeen Sutton share their stories and insight. Moderated by Dr. Tracye Matthews, Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Race Politics and Culture, University of Chicago
Community screenings of The Murder of Fred Hampton
Six community screenings followed by open discussion and fundraising for Hampton House.
Black (Power) Friday
Hosted the day after Thanksgiving to encourage community over capitalism.
Youth Day of Resistance
In partnership with IL Humanities, we paired youth with Illinois chapter members of the Black Panther Party for open dialogue about arts, activism and social responsibility,
Maime de Looter(s) with Avery R. Young
A work still then in progress, Maime de Looters merged poetry sound and visuals to share 4 eyewitness accounts of the King riots on Madison Street on Chicago’s West Side.
To Live for the People: The Black Panther Party’s
Chicago Legacy Panel
Dr. Carol Adams, Mary Scott Boris, Stan West, Joan Gray
In partnership with Theaster Gates, Rebuild Foundation and University of Chicago Center for the Study of Race Politics and Culture
Alexandra Antoine Amanda Williams
Cecil McDonald + Avery Young
David Anthony Geary
Dr. Samella Lewis
Hana L. Anderson
Flores Josh Harris
Karega Kofi Moyo Kimberly Harmon
Makeba Kedem Dubose Malika Jackson
Norman Teague + Fo Wilson
Rayshayla Marie Brown Renee Baker
Spencer Paul Hutchinson Stephen Flemister
Tracie D. Hall
Walter Lobyn Hamilton William Krug