Interview with Emory Douglas
QUESTION 13
LOUIS MASSIAH:

How did the Panther paper come about?

EMORY DOUGLAS:

Well, the Panther paper came about, ah, ah, out of a newsletter, ah, 8 1/2 by 14 newsletter--

LOUIS MASSIAH:

How did the Panther paper come about?

EMORY DOUGLAS:

The Panther paper came about out of a newsletter that Huey and Bobby had put together. The first one dealing with the, ah, Denzil Dowell, ah, murder of Denzil Dowell in Richmond, California. And, ah, from there it, ah, they had a second edition which was also a newsletter. Then the third edition which evolved, which became a tabloid was, ah, when the, ah, march on Sacramento to the legislature.