Interview with Emory Douglas
QUESTION 2
LOUIS MASSIAH:

How did the reception that the Black Panthers gave--



LOUIS MASSIAH:

How, how did you feel, I mean, what, what did you think when you heard about, ah, the reception that the Panthers gave for Betty Shabazz? And how did you learn about it and how did you feel?

EMORY DOUGLAS:

Well, um, I learned about the, ah, reception for sister Betty Shabazz. It was in 19--uh--67. It was when I joined the Black Panther Party. And at this particular time there was, ah, a group of young brothers in San Francisco who called themselves the Black Panther Party. Ah, I had also heard about, ah, a group of young brothers who were in Oakland. Huey Newton and Bobby Seale who were patrolling the community and, ah, with law books and guns. And they were like, ah, watching the actions of the police who were at that time, ah, basically outright just murdering a lot of young Blacks. And nothing wasn't being done.

LOUIS MASSIAH:

Let's stop