Sunday in Salon C Room 3
1:00 PM  to  2:00 PM

The panel will highlight dynamic intersections between The Year of the Black Panthers 1968 and The Year of the Movie Panther 2018. Topics of discussion will also include related issues of community, culture, and change throughout the African Diaspora, as well as the significant impact that the original Black Panther Party had on American and African American culture. Panelists include entertainment , lifestyle, & pop culture expert Kevin Ross, Nigerian Fashion Stylist Suzette Opara, television and content producer Darryl Pitts, political policy and culture expert Dr. Amara Enyia, and former Black Panther Party (Berkley chapter) member Dr. Jamal Turner. Moderator: Seven Okema Gunn.