File FVF62 - Black Panther Party of Australia (Brisbane Chapter) Ephemera

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Black Panther Party of Australia (Brisbane Chapter) Ephemera


  • 1972-1973 (Creation)

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1 folder ; 30 cm.

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The Brisbane Chapter of the Black Panther Party of Australia was founded on 8 January 1972 by Aboriginal Australian rights activists Denis Walker (2 December 1947 – 4 December 2017) and Sam Watson (16 November 1952 – 27 November 2019). It formally disbanded in 1982. Its objectives: - Freedom, full employment, an end to robbery by the white man of the black community, restitution to the dispossessed, land and mineral rights, decent housing, education relevant to black history and culture, exemption from military service, an end to police brutality, murder and rape of black people, freedom for blacks in gaol, all blacks to be tried by people from their peer group, United Nations plebiscite of blacks in Australia, land, bread, housing, clothing, justice and peace.
Publicists - Marlene Cummins, K. Salmon, Denis Walker.

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Orphan work. The rightsholder for this work cannot be identified, or is identifiable but cannot be found, after a reasonably diligent search. If you believe you are a rightsholder for this material, please contact Fryer Library directly at

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41106950 ; 63050248

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Revised, Linda Justo, 2-Feb-2024. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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