Reclaiming space, reviving the legacy: A Black Panther mural makes its mark on West Oakland
The mural in progress on the corner of 14th & Peralta is historic: It’s the first Black Panther Party mural in Oakland to be painted by Black people. More than 50 years after the revolutionary organization’s founding, a Bay Area artist Refa Senay is working to reclaim the visual landscape & shift the energy in the neighborhood where the Panthers used to roam.
For more, read Ryan Lindsay’s article in the East Bay Express.CREDITS:
REPORTER: Ryan Lindsay
PHOTO CAPTION & CREDIT: David Bacon