Artbound Emory Douglas: The Black Panther Artist

At its peak, the Black Panther newspaper publication had the highest circulation of any paper in the country. Behind the its powerful illustrations was Emory Douglas. This episode follows how Douglas created a visual language that uplifted the Black community’s image of itself amid the racist portrayals of mainstream media. In doing so, they created the visual imagery of protest in the country.

Featuring commentary by Silas Munro.

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