Wiedel, Janine - Black Power Black Panthers 1969

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Janine Wiedel.
Black Power Black Panthers 1969.

Southport, United Kingdom: Cafe Royal Books, 2020. 
Staple-bound softcover. 
36 pages.  
Third edition.
First edition 2017.
Black & White. 

This book collects Janine Wiedel’s photographs
of the Black Panthers in San Francisco and Oakland
in 1969.
Wiedel, who was born in America and has been based
in London since the 1970s, is known for her work documenting
political issues, social movements, and marginalized groups
including the Irish Travellers, working-class communities
in the West Midlands, and a Rastafari community in London.

Café Royal Books (founded 2005) is an independent
publisher based in Southport, England.
Originally set up as a way to disseminate art,
in multiple, affordably, quickly, and internationally
while not relying on 'the gallery'.

Café Royal Books publishes artist's books and zines
as well as a weekly series of photobook/zines.
The photographic publications are part of a long
ongoing series, generally working with photographers
and their archives, to publish work, which usually falls
into 1970–2000 UK documentary / reportage.