Baltimore Green Party Community Calendar – 8-9:30pm Elaine Brown, frmr. chair Black Panthers Information

Saturday, April 23, 2005 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Elaine Brown, Former Chair of the Black Panthers Party, activist, and author “From Revolution to the Ballot Box: A Discussion of Strategy for Radical Change” Howard University 2041 Georgia Avenue, NW Blackburn Center, Digital Auditorium Elaine Brown, activist, author, lecturer, candidate for Mayor of Brunswick, Georgia, and the only woman to lead the Black Panther Party, will be featured guest speaker during the Green Party’s ‘Chesapeake Campaign School’ planned for Saturday and Sunday, April 23-24 in Washington, D.C. The Chesapeake Campaign School will take place at the University of the District of Columbia and Howard University and is sponsored by the Green Party Coordinated Campaign Committee and the D.C. Statehood-Green Party. Ms. Brown will speak Saturday evening, April 23, 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at Howard University’s Blackburn Center in the Digital Auditorium. Her topic will be “From Revolution to the Ballot Box: A Discussion of Strategy for Radical Change.” Ms. Brown’s speech is sponsored by the Green Institute, an independent tax-exempt organization, and is open to the public; students are especially encouraged to attend. Short bio of Elaine Brown: Elaine Brown became, in 1974, the first and only woman to lead the Black Panther Party. In her autobiographical memoir, “A Taste of Power: A Black Woman’s Story,” she recounts her life from the ghettos of North Philadelphia to her leadership in one of the country’s most important and militant civil rights groups. Ms. Brown’s most recent book “The Condemnation of Little B” examines racism in the U.S. through the case of a 14 year-old African American boy condemned to life in prison. Ms. Brown is currently running for Mayor of Brunswick, Georgia.