Women, art & the legacy of the Black Panther Party in Oakland

A house at the corner of Dr. Huey P Newton Way and Center Street has been transformed into a giant mural celebrating the Women of the Black Panther Party.

Photo Essay By Raphael Timmons, CONTRIBUTOR
In West Oakland, California, the Black Panther Party’s birthplace, 9th Street, has been renamed after the movement’s founder: Dr. Huey P Newton. To mark the occasion, a house at the corner of Dr. Huey P Newton Way and Center Street has been transformed into a giant mural celebrating the Women of the Black Panther Party.