Learn More & Take Action: #BlackPanthersPBS
This past week The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution aired on PBS reaching over a million viewers via broadcast and in online conversations. Here’s a list of ways you can can learn more, take action and move the conversation forward.
- Purchase a copy of @panthersdoc and donate it to a youth-serving organization, place of worship, hair salon, barbershop, etc. Purchase a copy here.
- Host your own screening. Be sure to use this Discussion Guide for tips. Screening it for youth? Check out this lesson plan.
- Learn more about Panthers still serving prison sentences by going to Jericho Movement, Free Mumia, or Herman’s House.
- Want more Panther history? Follow #blackpanthersyllabus for books, films and other crowdsourced resources.
- Contact your local PBS station, thank them for airing @PanthersDoc and tell them that you want more diverse, nuanced stories of our collective experience.
- Support the 50th commemoration celebration of the Black Panther Party this Oct 21st-23rd in Oakland, CA. Follow the #BPP50 or visit their website.
- Continue to share your thoughts and keep the conversation going at #BlackPanthersPBS