Black Panther Party
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
The Black Panther Community News Service, 1968-1970
The Black Panther Community News Service Vol. 2, no. 11, 1968 November 2
Editorial by Raymond Lewis demands an apologuy from San Francisco mayor Alioto for statements suggesting that the Black Panthers were conducting bombing and sniping runs, and blaming them for influencing young people to commit violent crimes. "The Black Panther Party is going to get an apology from Pig Alioto or the City of San Francisco won't be here to know it did not!" Rear cover is a Malcolm X commemoration.
The Black Panther Community News Service Vol. 2, no. 12-14, 1968 November 16
Cover story on "Racist ethnic groups battle for pig power" with an Emory Douglas illustration showing Italians, Irish, Jews and Anglo-Saxons conspiring in capitalist thievery, captioned "Through the melting pot into the pig structure." Much Panther philosophy including "In defense of self defense" by Huey Newton and "The Necessity of a Black Revolution" by George Murray. Includes a page with Chinese text introducing the Party and depicting Bobby Seale.
The Black Panther Community News Service Vol. 2, no. 15-17, 1968 December 7
Eldridge Cleaver's portrait on the cover is captioned "Eldridge Cleaver's free! Damn Pigs and Prison;" the associated story is on his disappearance underground as police tried to find him. Rear cover is an Emory Douglas poster depicting "A Black Revolutionary Xmas," with a child asking for a machine gun, dynamite, matches, etc.
The Black Panther Community News Service Vol. 2, no. 18, 1968 December 21
Christmas-themed issue with Emory Douglas artwork depicting Black youths capturing Pig Santa at gunpoint in their fireplace, captioned "Pig Xmas sham ending. Back cover depicts "Black Revolutionary Xmas Wishes" (armaments). Page 15 notes plan to work with an Episcopal church to provide free breakfasts, which became one of the Panthers' hallmark programs. Includes information on how to volunteer.
The Black Panther Community News Service Vol. 3, no. 27, 1969 October 25
Cover montage of Eldridge Cleaver and Kim Il Sung. Back cover reproduced a North Korean poster depicting an American soldier being bayoneted by the people of the world, with the English slogan "Seize the time" added below. From the high tide of Panther infatuation with North Korea. Includes text of Cleaver's speech in Pyongyang, "Solidarity of the peoples until victory or death!"
The Black Panther Community News Service Vol. II, no. 1, 1968 March 16
Many Emory Douglas cartoons throughout including a memorable one with the caption "Assemblyman Willie Brown on the issue of Huey Newton." Centerfold show images of a "Free Huey Rally Oakland Auditorium." Front cover cartoon "Pigs Run Amuck!"
The Black Panther Community News Service Vol. II, no. 9, 1968 October 1
Striking Emory Douglas art on front cover accompanying an article celebrating Chairman Mao's statements in support of Black liberation, rear cover is a petition to keep Eldridge Cleaver out of prison. Includes several full-page election posters, including a Kathleen Cleaver "1968: the ballot or the bullet" poster.
The Black Panther Community News Service Vol. III, no. 5, 1969 May 25
Native American solidarity themes to front and back covers; includes a poem by Ericka Huggins.
The Black Panther Community News Service Vol. III, no. 6, 1969 May 31
"Fascism in America" cover including photo of Ericka Huggins with raised fist. Five pages of photos of street fighting and police riots in Berkeley, with article arguing that Reagan is bringing fascism.
The Black Panther Community News Service Vol. III, no. 7, 1969 June 7
Cover story is "Free the NY 21 and all political prisoners."
The Black Panther Community News Service Vol. III, no. 10, 1969 June 23
Cover story is on Los Siete de la Raza. Back cover poster depicts Denver police department chief Seaton as a pig swarmed over with flies.
The Black Panther Community News Service Vol. III, no. 12, 1969 July 12
Front cover is an Emory poster depicting a woman standing gurad with a rifle as her baby drinky from a bottle in a rat-infested room. Rear cover has an enlarged photo of the aftermath of a lynching, with smiling people standing around a charred corpse.
The Black Panther Community News Service Vol. III, no. 13, 1969 July 19
Front and back covers are Emory posters depicting a capitalist as a rat.
The Black Panther Community News Service Vol. III, no. "14", 1969 August 2
Note that this is the second issue numbered Vol. III:14; the original was from July 26 and the number was accidentally reused, despite different date and completely different contents. Front and back covers are devoted to the Liberation Schools established by the Panthers.
The Black Panther Community News Service Vol. III, no. 14, 1969 July 26
The Black Panther Community News Service Vol. III, no. 17, 1969 August 16
Cover depicts Kathleen and Eldridge Cleaver with their baby. Kathleen Cleaver has signed her name near the bottom. At the rear is the first issue of Basta Ya!, a newspaper supporting Lose Siete de la Raza.
The Black Panther Community News Service, Vol. IV, no. 17, 1970 March 28
Cover story on "People of the community vs the slumlords and fascist pigs of Winston Salem North Carolina." Rear cover Emory Douglas poster: "If the Enemy Refuses to Get Out Annihilate Him," depicting US imperialism and Zionism as pigs being torn to pieces by bullets.