Blue Panther Diner

Blue Panther diner is a fictional pop up restaurant designed for the purpose of bringing the local community in Oakland, California together. Inspiration came from the Black Panther Party and one of the first members, Richard Aoki. The Black Panther Party is an African-American revolutionary leftist organization founded in Oakland in 1966. Richard was involved in networking with various groups cutting across communities, and nationalities. Blue Panther is a Japanese diner that also provides services, such as a free library and free breakfast for children.