During the height of the Black Panther movement, Stephen Shames’ insider status enabled him to create an unrivaled portrait of this social movement during one of the most tumultuous periods in U.S. history. In Black Panthers, New Haven, 1970, the Black Panthers listen to founder Huey P. Newton give a radio talk during co-founder Bobby Seale’s trial in New Haven, May 1970. This gelatin-silver print comes to us from Aperture, a nonprofit organization committed to the advancement of photography.
"Panthers listen to Huey P. Newton give a radio talk during Bobby Seale's trial, New Haven, May 1970." Gelatin-silver print. Signed and numbered by the artist. Ships flat in an archival paper folder. Image dimensions: W 8” H 12”. Overall dimensions: W 11” H 14”.
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