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Black and white poster of Huey Newton and Bobby Seale

Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982ca. 1971

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Washington, D.C., United States

A framed black and white poster of Huey Newton and Bobby Seale in front of the storefront headquarters of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California. Both men are wearing berets and leather jackets and are armed with assault rifles. Below the image is this quote from Newton: [The racist dog policemen must withdraw immediately from our communities, cease their wanton murder and brutality and torture of black people, or face the wrath of the armed people].

Details

  • Title: Black and white poster of Huey Newton and Bobby Seale
  • Creator: Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
  • Date Created: ca. 1971
  • Physical Dimensions: H x W: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: Justice, United States--History--1969-2001, Civil rights, Political organizations, Black power
  • Medium: lithographic ink on paper

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