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Former Black Panther member Kathleen Neal Cleaver (front, center) and J. Tarika Lewis (rear, center) were guests at the BPPRP.

Former Oakland Community School Director and BPP member Ericka Huggins (center).

Former BPP San Quentin Branch member Johnny Spain visits with internship fellows of both the BPPRP and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project.

Summer 1997 internship fellows volunteer at the Habitat for Humanity: (left to right) Carmen Dickson, Angela LeBlanc-Ernest (Director), Mwanza Major, Tony Kiene, Sherri Randolph, and Petrina Chi.


Summer 1998 fellows: (l to r) Rob Widell, Steve D. McCutchen, Angela Leblanc-Ernest, Lisa Grant, Raquel Booker, LaNovia Meuse, and Rori Abernethy.

LaNovia Meuse serves as the volunteer facilitator for the intense weekly discussion series about BPP history and historiography.


BPPRP fellows learn from former BPP, San Quentin Branch members David Johnson (standing, 3rd from left) and Sundiata (Willie) Tate (standing, 3rd from right).

Steve D. McCutchen (center, standing), former BPP member, Oakland Community School teacher, and Martial Arts Instructor hosts the summer 1999 internship fellows: (l to r) Jill Mather, Susana Ortega, Steve D. McCutchen, Tatiana Small, and Joseph Jones (front). The group is joined by Krystal Frazier, a summer fellow with the Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers Project.

Staff and interns of the BPPRP and the MLKPP join forces as volunteers for a day with Habitat for Humanity.

Laying the foundation for the future.