Janine Wiedel - Black Power Black Panthers 1969

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This is one of a series of short, staple bound books published by Café Royal Books. Café Royal Books is the publishing project of artist and scholar Craig Atkinsion, dedicated to the creation of a “focussed and complete archive of British documentary photography.” Café Royal books are generally printed in black and white in relatively small editions, and focus on works by photographers of any nationality made in the British Isles, as well as works by British photographers made abroad.

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.