Black Power 50 Talks: Yohuru Williams and Bryan Shih

January 25, 2017 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm

black-panthersPhotojournalist, Bryan Shih and historian, Yohuru Williams explore the history of the Black Panther Party (BPP), alongside portraits of former Panther members as they are today, in the stunning book, The Black Panthers: Portraits from an Unfinished Revolution. Shih and Williams will share their experiences unearthing less often told stories of rank-and-file BPP members and reflect on the history of the organization. A book signing will follow. Social Media: @SchomburgCenter #BlackPower50.

Cost: FREE. Registration via

RSVP. For free events, it’s First Come, First Seated and we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early. Please note that holding seats in the Langston Hughes Auditorium is strictly prohibited and there is no food or drinks allowed anywhere in the Schomburg Center.

Press – Please send all press inquiries (photo, video, interviews, audio-recording, etc) at least 24-hours before the day of the program to Ayofemi Kirby at

Please note that professional photography and video recordings are prohibited without expressed consent.

Location: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard at 135th Street, New York NY 10037

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