An exhibition about the British Black Panther movement opened in Brixton this week as part of Black History Month.
The exhibition, which will run until October 26 at Photofusion gallery, features contemporary and archive portraits of Black Panther members shot by Neil Kenlock, the official photographer of the British Black Panther Movement, which will be accompanied by a documentary.
The Organised Youth project, a group of 13-25 year olds who were inspired by the British Panthers and wanted to present their history to a new generation, have arranged the exhibition.
Neil Kenlock, photographer for the British Black Panthers said: “This Organised Youth project by young people from Brixton has brought the stories of our time as British Black Power fighters back into the public consciousness. Their exhibition at Photofusion Gallery is a celebration of our hard work and a testament to the potential in young people”
The opening night took place on October 15 and was attended by former British Black Panther and British Black Power member, as well hip hop artist Akala, Capital Xtra radio presenter Kojo, Comedy outfit Mandem on the Wall.