Monday, November 9, 2009

Video Interview With Emory Douglas: The Black Panther Party and Revolutionary Art


Emory Douglas first served as the art director for the Black Panther Party’s newspaper, and later served as Minister of Culture until 1980. Throughout these years, Douglas’ iconic artwork was published in the BPP newspaper and beyond. His artwork is featured in the new book entitled “Black Panther: The Revolutionary Art of Emory Douglas.” For more information about Douglas, please click here.


Douglas was interviewed in San Francisco by Angola 3 News in October 2009. This is the second segment of our interview to be released. Watch the first segment here.


All artwork featured in this video is made by Emory Douglas. The artwork has been used by Angola 3 News with the permission of Emory Douglas, who retains the copyright on all images.


All photographs featured in this video are taken by Roz Payne, who is the editor of the 12-hour DVD release entitled What We Want, What We Believe: The Black Panther Party Library (AK Press, 2006). The photographs have been used by Angola 3 News with the permission of Roz Payne, who retains the copyright on all images. For more information about Roz Payne, please visit her website here.


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