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The Black Panther

Work type: Series
Identifier: 2016.040.24
Title type: published
Object titles: The Black Panther
Description:
"The Black Panther Party newspaper was founded by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale in 1967. The BPP newspaper was created to inform, educate and organize the people and promote the 10-Point Program and Platform. The BPP newspaper grew from a four-page newsletter to a full newspaper in about a year and about 500 issues were printed.

The BPP newspaper became the No. 1 Black weekly newspaper in the country from 1968-1971, selling over 300,000 copies each week. It contained both national and international news. " - Billy X Jennings
Date: March 16 1968 - December 31 1994, published
Subject terms: Black Panther Party, Black Americans, Civil Rights Movement, Racism, Fascism
Enumeration and Chronology:
Vol. 2 No. 1: March 16, 1968;
Vol. 2 No. 12-14: November 16, 1968;
Vol. 2 No. 23: February 17, 1969;
Vol. 2, No. 26: March 16, 1969;
Vol. 2, No. 27: March 23, 1969;
Vol. 3, No. 4: May 19, 1969;
Vol. 3, No. 5: May 25, 1969;
Vol. 3, No. 8: June 14, 1969;
Vol. 3, No. 12: July 12, 1969;
Vol. 3, No. 14: July 26, 1969;
Vol. 3, No. 14: August 2, 1969;
Vol. 3, No. 16: August 9, 1969;
Vol. 3, No. 22: September 20, 1969;
Vol. 3, No. 26: October 18, 1969;
Vol. 4, No. 4: December 27, 1969;
Vol. 4, No. 7: January 17, 1970;
Vol. 4, No. 10: February 17, 1970;
Vol. 4, No. 16: March 21, 1970;
Vol. 4, No. 28: June 13, 1970;
Vol. 4, No. 30: June 27, 1970;
Vol. 5, No. 1: July 4, 1970;
Vol. 4, No. 3: July 25, 1970 ;
Vol. 5, No. 6: August 6, 1970;
Vol. 5, No. 23: December 5, 1970;
Vol. 4, No. 28: January 9, 1971;
Vol. 6, No. 3: February 13, 1971;
Vol. 6, No. 11: April 10, 1971;
Vol. 6, No. 21: June 19, 1971;
Vol. 7, No. 4: September 18, 1971;
Vol. 7, No. 20: January 8, 1972;
Vol. 8, No. 8: May 13, 1972;
Vol. 8, No. 20: August 5, 1972;
Vol. 8, No. 27: September 23, 1972;
Vol. 14, No. 28: March 27, 1976 ;
Vol. 16, No. 16: February 26, 1977;
Memorial Issue, Vol. 1, No. 1: Spring 1991;
Homelessness, Vol. 4, No. 1: Spring/Summer 1994;
Vol. 7, No 2 Vol. 7, No 2 Vol. 7, No. 2;
Vol. 7, No. 12;
Vol. 8, No. 6

Related People

Huey Newton (creator)
Bobby Seale (creator)