Interview with Emory Douglas
QUESTION 7
LOUIS MASSIAH:

How did your family feel and your neighbors when they learned that you were a Black Panther and that you were patrolling the Oakland police and that you were carrying a gun? What was their reaction?

EMORY DOUGLAS:

Well there was the same stereotype kind of thing that you're moving too fast, and that, ah, you know, you should slow down and, ah, you, be more conservative uh in, in the way that you do things, you know, that perhaps that you going to killed, ah, or what have you.