Shelf Life Community Story Project
Amplifying community voices, learning from neighborhood stories, and interrupting narratives of erasure in Seattle's Central District.

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Seattle Black Panther Party 50th Anniversary

This week is the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Seattle Black Panther Party Chapter. Here are some stories we've recorded with people who participated in, or benefited from, the Seattle Black Panther Party.

 Mark Cook by Henry Luke

Mark Cook by Henry Luke


 Mike Tagawa by Jill Freidberg

Mike Tagawa by Jill Freidberg

 Cecil Beatty and Phyllis Yasutake by Inye Wokoma

Cecil Beatty and Phyllis Yasutake by Inye Wokoma


 Stephanie Johnson-Toliver by Jill Freidberg

Stephanie Johnson-Toliver by Jill Freidberg