LP of Black Power/Jazz Poetry classic by pianist, singer/songwriter and Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown. The album contains political songs written by Brown as well as the Black Panther Party National Anthem, "The Meeting." The LP cover art, designed by BPP Minister of Culture, Emory Douglas, features purple and black graphics of a woman with an AK-47 assault rifle and photos of children along the bottom. Bottom left corner shows party member with a flag portrait of "Elaine."
2015.212a: An electric bass guitar used by Robert “Kool” Bell of Kool and the Gang. The bass guitar is made of light colored wood and has brass tuning pegs. It has two pickups in black. The strings are attached to an oval shaped metal tailpiece with four smaller tuners. The bass also has four volume and tone controls on the left side of the lower front body. Two switches for pick-ups are also on the lower left side of the front body. On the headstock is gold inlay with the bass name running vertically down the center that reads “O / A / S / I / S.” The top of the headstock has an inlaid gold design. Imprinted into the wood on the back of the headstock at the top is “37 57 / USA.” On the back of the body on the lower left side is an oval-shaped black electronics cavity plate. Also on the back at the top near of the neck is a strap button.
A Rhodes keyboard used by Sly Stone. The keyboard is 73 Key, Mark II Stage Piano. "Sly Stone" is written by hand, in ink three times on the white keys. The keyboard has the serial number: 783450. The exterior of the keyboard forms a carrying case when closed. The case is black with a Rhodes logo on the back and two handles along the front. There are several white stickers with orange text that read: [FRAGILE / Handle With Care] on the exterior of the case.