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Former Black Panther, historian coming to PCC

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David Hilliard, a former Black Panther Party Chief of Staff, is coming to PCC to speak about the racial divisions in America today. A book signing will follow each appearance. It’s free admission, but seating is limited.

Hilliard was involved in every major activity of the best-recognized African American organization of the 1960s and 70s. He is author of the book, “This Side of Glory,” a personal narrative of the Black Panthers. Hilliard is also an authority on the life, legacy, and intellectual history of Black Panther founder and leader Huey P. Newton.

Wednesday, Oct. 13

6 p.m. (Book signing to follow)

PCC Cascade Campus, MAHB Auditorium room 104

Thursday, Oct. 14

11 a.m. (Book signing to follow)

PCC Sylvania Campus, PAC Auditorium

Doors will open 15 minutes prior to each talk and American Sign Language interpretation available, please request in advance. For more information, please contact Kendi Esary, or (503) 978-5781.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »


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