Shames talks about the Panthers, their ethos and why the mobile phone has replaced the gun
I dont know how it happened but at one point I started. I must have gone by the Panther office, neither Bobby Seale nor I can remember, but I went by and they liked my pictures and they wanted to use them in their paper so I started taking pictures for them. But really I hadnt been a photographer for even a whole year. I wasnt a professional and I didnt quite know what I was doing.
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