Leader of the Black Panther Party Elaine Brown talks about the Party's involvement and support of the 1977 Section 504 Occupation
In this oral history interview, activist, and Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown talks about the Party's support of the 504 Sit-in in San Francisco. She explains how the party became involved in the Disability Rights Movement through their members affected by disabilities, as well as being in solidarity with the disabled community as another minority having their voice and civil rights suppressed. She details how the party organized support efforts around the protest to deliver food.
- Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability
- Spring 2014
- 1970s; San Francisco Bay Area