The Black Panther, Vol. VI, no. 23

Black Panther Party

Amistad Research Center

Amistad Research Center

That same year, Panther member and artist Emory Douglas began to oversee the art direction and production of the paper, a role he maintained until the paper ceased publication in 1979. Introduced to printing while in a youth prison, Douglas later studied graphic design at San Francisco Community College. Using his training and inexpensive printing technologies of the day, Douglas produced designs for The Black Panther, such as collages and political cartoons that became icons of the Black leftist cause. This 1971 issue features one of Douglas's drawings.

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  • Title: The Black Panther, Vol. VI, no. 23
  • Creator: Black Panther Party
  • Subject Keywords: Black Panther Party--Periodicals
  • Type: document
  • Rights: Physical rights are retained by the Amistad Research Center. The materials in this exhibition are being made available for personal and scholarly research use only. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws. If you are the rightful copyright holder of an item represented in this exhibition and wishes to have it removed, please submit a request to reference@amistadresearchcenter.org including proof of ownership and clear identification of the work, preferably with URL.
  • Repository: Amistad Research Center
  • Extent: 20 p.
  • Date: 1971-07-03