The People’s Walls [173 20th Ave]:
Was designed and painted by Dion Henderson on October 6 1970. It is a tribute to the Black Panther members and people involved in the movement
The painting has:
Picture of Angela Davis, an African American political activist philosopher, academic, scholar, and author
A picture of Armed African Americans standing up for their rights on a hill
Love. Unite. Respect. Build.
A community theme in the 60s and 70s the Black Panther Party talked about
Saxophone musician Joe Brazil
Picture of four circles that represents defending yourself
Picture of Bobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panther Party, political activist and author. The image depicts when he was in the courthouse trying defend himself and the state he was put in.
Picture of the Panthers above ‘The Peoples Wall’ designed and painted by Dion Henderson Oct. 6, 1970
Picture of armed African American women
Famous picture of Huey P Newton, one of the founders of the Black Panther Party
Picture of Malcolm X, African American Muslim minister and human rights activist during the civil rights movement
Picture of Panthers wearing their leather jackets and beret
A dedication to the fallen