Black History Moment (Black Panthers 1969)

Black History Moment (Black Panthers 1969)

My Hero’s, members of the Black Panther Party on February 29, 1969, led by Lt. Elmer Dixon gathered on the steps of the Capitol in Olympia to protest a bill that would make it a crime to exhibit firearms “in a manner manifesting an intent to intimidate others.” In contrast to the California demonstration, they did not enter the building and they were not arrested.

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