Original group members, educators, students, and parents are hosting and launching a Black Panther Party and Peoples’ Coalitions Teaching and Learning Day!

Learn from and engage with members of the Black Panther Party, Young Lords, and Uptown’s coalition-building organizers. Engage in workshops, view primary sources, and help brainstorm ways to expand this learning and curriculum. Get free curriculum on the Black Panther Party and coalitions. Snacks, lunch, and refreshments provided.

Free; RSVP required.


Westside Justice Center, Historical Preservation Society of the Illinois Black Panther Party, Black Panther Party and Young Lords members, Uptown organizers from the Intercommunal Survival Committee and Rising Up Angry, Northside Action for Justice, Kuumba Lynx, Quest Center for Professional Learning and Teacher Leadership, the Anti-Racist Education Committee of Sustainable Community Schools, and 1st District Commissioner Tara Stamps, with more members, groups, historians, and learners invited!

Groups march to protest murder of Manuel Ramos The Young Lords, Cobra Stones, Black Panthers, Young Patriots, and Students for a Democratic Society march to protest murder of Manuel Ramos on W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, May 13, 1969. ST-70004759-0018, Chicago Sun-Times collection, CHM
st19030953_0008 square The opening of the Spurgeon Jake Winters Free People's Medical Center at 3850 W. 16th St., run by the Black Panthers, Chicago, January 4, 1970. ST-19030953-0008, Chicago Sun-Times collection, CHM
Press conference with representatives of the Black Panther Party, Revolutionary Youth Movement II, and the Young Lords Fred Hampton of the Black Panther Party, Michael Klonsky of the Revolutionary Youth Movement II, Cha Cha Jimenez of the Young Lords, and others at a press conference at Armitage Avenue and Halsted Street to announce plans for a peaceful march to oppose the Vietnam War and honor Albizu Campos, Chicago, 1969. ST-17112848-0007, Chicago Sun-Times collection, CHM
Young Lords sponsor a Puerto Rican heritage festival at the Armitage Methodist Church A group of people drumming at a Young Lords-sponsored event at the Armitage Methodist Church, 834 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, August 24, 1969. ST-40001979-0008, Chicago Sun-Times collection, CHM
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