||ATLANTA CONFERENCE 2008
October 17th and 18th, 2008
There will be a Black Panther Party Newspaper exhibit on the 9th floor in the African-American
Studies Dept. on Friday and Saturday. Come check it out.
We would like to thank Dr. Charles Jones Dept Head, African-American Studies.
Georgia State University
Dr. Charles Jones Dept Head African-American Studies
Dr. Akinyele Omoja
National Council of Black Studies
Emory Douglas Revolutionary Artist, Former Minister of Culture of the Black Panther Party,
will speak @ the opening session,and he will also speak @ the reception at the SouthWest Arts
Center Friday night. He will host a slide show Saturday at the Auburn Library @ 2pm.
Check out Emory's video on www.itsabouttimebpp.com home page
Willie Ricks (Mukasa) top organizer for SNCC in the 1960's and the person who coined "Black Power"
will speak @ the opening session of the conference.
Robert Wilkerson a member of the Angola 3 will attend the Atlanta Conference,
he will be a part of the Political Prisoners panel on Saturday @ Georgia State.
He will also speak @ the opening and will be available to do book signing of
his new books.
Sister Charlotte O'Neal of Tanzania will attend the conference, bring news from Africa and do a workshop.
She will also perform at the Opening of the conference.
Panther Cubs: Meet and Greet workshop will be held @ Georgia State University Saturday morning.
(time will be posted soon.) This is a chance for Panther Cubs to meet and discuss programs and
projects they are working on.
Political Prisoner Panel will be held on Georgia State University campus, Saturday morning
times will be posted soon) It will include the San Francisco 8 and Angola 3.
Conference T- shirts on sale $18 while they last at:
www.itsabouttimebpp.com Please add $3 for shipping and handling
Super 8 Hotel
111 Cone St. N.W.
Atlanta. Ga. phone 404 524-7000 - website Super8.com
This hotel is in walking distance of the Auburn Research Library and Georgia State University
We aren't charging a fee for the conference, but would like to have folks take out an ad, the funds for expenses.
Mail ad to:
It's About Time P.O. Box 221100
Sacramento, Ca 95822
Billy X Jennings
Oral Histories will be conducted in the African History Dept@ Georgia State University.
Billy X Jennings and Dr. Charles Jones Dept Head will oversee the interviews Friday and
Saturday @ the conference. for more info call 916-455-0908