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DNC photo gallery by Harrison Chastang

September 6, 2012

Harrison Chastang is news director at Black-owned KPOO Radio in San Francisco, and he’s also an expert photojournalist. Here are a few of his photos from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.

A multi-issue protest march outside the Democratic National Convention on Sept. 3 - Photo: Harrison Chastang
The Wall Street South that these marchers are protesting refers to Charlotte, N.C., home to the national headquarters of both the Bank of America and Wells Fargo Bank. - Photo: Harrison Chastang
Rev. Jesse Jackson is interviewed inside the DNC on Sept. 4. - Photo: Harrison Chastang
San Francisco NAACP President and Third Baptist Church Pastor Rev. Dr. Amos Brown is a DNC delegate. - Photo: Harrison Chastang
First Lady Michelle Obama charmed the delegates with what is called by many commentators the best speech ever by a first lady. - Photo: Harrison Chastang
Gabby Douglas leads the pledge of allegiance. - Photo: Harrison Chastang
Branford Marsalis plays the national anthem. - Photo: Harrison Chastang
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is a DNC delegate. - Photo: Harrison Chastang
A young broadcast journalist covers the DNC. - Photo: Harrison Chastang
California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks to the DNC. - Photo: Harrison Chastang
DNC delegates call attention to a decision by President Obama that earns their support. - Photo: Harrison Chastang


President Barack Obama joins former President Bill Clinton on stage after Clinton addressed the DNC. - Photo: Harrison Chastang

October 31, 2008

The Bay View newspaper’s big back page full of exciting photos in vibrant color has long been one of its most popular features. It has made newspaper readers out of countless youth as young as grade school age who are drawn to the Bay View by the photos and then proceed to read the stories. These are some of the photos that have appeared in the Bay View and some that have never before been published.

These women were some of the party-goers at a shindig at Too Short’s new studio in downtown Oakland. – Photo: Minister of Info JR
Rapper Jahi, Hip Hop journalist Davey D, Black Thought of the Roots and Rashad were chillin’ backstage at the Erykah Badu-Roots Concert at the Paramount in Oakland. – Photo: Minister of Information JR
Masses from the Chicago community and from all across the nation came to hear the politics, good music, and eat the free food at the ‘08 Chairman Fred Hampton Streetz Party, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the birth of Chairman Fred Hampton, of the Illionois Chapter of the Black Panther Party. – Photo: Minister of Information JR
Prisoners of Conscience Committee Chairman Fred Hampton Jr, POCC Coordinator Chui Clark, and Alexis standing post at the ‘08 Chairman Fred Hampton Streetz Party, on Chairman Fred Hampton Way, on August 31. Photo: Minister of Information JR
Master kora player Pa Bobo Jobarteh, known as a solo artist throughout The Gambia, West Africa, performed alongside other members of his family as the Kaira Band at the Art & Soul Festival in Oakland. – Photo: Kamau Amen-Ra
Hip Hop’s Funk Lord Erykah Badu rocked the Paramount in Oakland for two hours. Here she is giving a Black Power salute. – Photo: Minister of Information JR
Chicago natives Rhymefest and the POCC’s Chairman Fred Hampton Jr shared the stage at the ‘08 African Fest in Chicago. – Photo: Minister of Information JR
Under Survalance’s G-Wet and Mistah F.A.B. were enjoying one of their many home cooked meals. – Photo: Minister of Info JR
Up and coming Oakland rap star Chris Da Vth was kickin’ back at the PTB lab at the Hiero building in East Oakland. – Photo: Minister of Info JR
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