Written by Burkhard Maus First published in Mensch Maus… ! Pour la Liberté des Arts – Der Blog für die Freiheit der Künste http://menschmaus.eu/ Stephen Shames accompanied the Black Panther Party. As a young photojournalist (and as one of the very few white ones) he got the chance to portray men and women of the Black Panther Party: and especially to accompany them during these relevant political years. The photographer is one of the very few of the guild. Shames’s 1972 planned publication with texts by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale was prevented by President Richard Nixon. He instructed his...
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