Students honor the Black Panther Party

On Feb. 15, Colorado State University students honored the Black Panther Party by participating in the Black Out event on The Oval. This event was meant to be an act of solidarity in honor of the Black Panther Party. The purpose of this event was to deconstruct the myths of the Black Panther Party and celebrate the solidarity that is historically shown by the Black community.

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  • Colorado State University students honor the Black Panther Party by participating in the Black Out event Feb. 15.

    Collegian | Milo Gladstein

  • Colorado State University students honor the Black Panther Party by participating in the Black Out event Feb. 15. Black Panther Party was started by college students Huey Newton, Bobby Seale and Elbert Howard in Oakland, California

    Collegian | Milo Gladstein

  • Ramsey Whitaker, Alizayna Walton and Stephan Galloway demonstrate solidarity during a Black Out event Feb. 15. “The reason I am out here is for my people,” Walton said. “The fight still exists today.”

    Collegian | Garrett Mogel

  • Bolu Folarin, during a Black Out event on the Colorado State University Oval, honors the Black Panther Party Feb. 15 The BPP was started by college students Huey Newton, Bobby Seal and Elbert Howard in Oakland California.

    Collegian | Garrett Mogel

  • Breonna Abuya honors the Black Panther Party Feb. 15. “I think that more times than not, we don’t spend enough time celebrating our Blackness,” Abuya said.

    Collegian | Garrett Mogel

  • Joseph Adenowo holds up a fist during the Black Out event on The Oval Feb. 15. The event was meant to deconstruct the myths of the Black Panther Party and celebrate solidarity shown by the Black community.

    Collegian | Garrett Mogel

  • Colorado State University students honor the Black Panther Party by participating in a Black Out event Feb 15. The BPP was started by college students Huey Newton, Bobby Seal and Elbert Howard in Oakland California. “We keep that same momentum every day,” said Alizayna Walton.

    Collegian | Garrett Mogel

  • Kiah Nickels takes a photo of Colorado State University students during a Black Out event Feb. 15. This was meant to honor the Black Panther Party.

    Collegian | Milo Gladstein

  • Justice Davis, during a Black Out event on the Colorado State University Oval, honors the Black Panther Party Feb. 15. “I feel like our work is never done,” Davis said, “The Black Panther Party was about not only black power but also equity among people.”

    Collegian | Garrett Mogel

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