Saturday, July 24, 2010

Angola 3 Play at University of Houston

After arriving in Austin Thursday evening late, the next afternoon we drove to Houston for the opening night performance of Angola 3, Parnell Herbert's play about the lives of Herman Wallace, Albert Woodfox and Robert King. The play is part of a weekend series of events commemorating the life of Carl B. Hampton, Black Panther, who was murdered by Houston police 40 years ago, this years: Art Exhibit and Auction at Project Row Houses, ground level of the historic Eldorado Ballroom, Strategies for Change Conference, Saturday, July 24, 9 AM to 3 PM, at Texas Southern University: Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs Bldg.; Black Panther Party Exhibition Talk with Emory Douglass and Billy X at Project Row Houses, 2320 Elgin@ Dowling, then over to Emancipation Park for the Commemoration in the 3rd Ward: 3018 Dowling. Sunday, July 25 there will be a Black Panther Party Film Series from 2-6 PM and another performance of Angola 3 Play (8 PM) both at the University of Houston, Cullen Hall. The weekend concludes with a Gravesite Commemoration, 8400 Hirsch Road (6 PM).


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