All Power to the People

  • Image for All Power to the People
  • Image for All Power to the People
2 images
Designed by
Douglas, Emory, American, born 1943
Distributed by
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 12 5/8 × 15 7/8 in. (32 × 40.3 cm)
H x W (sheet): 14 15/16 × 22 11/16 in. (38 × 57.7 cm)
Type
prints
Place made
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1968-1969
Description
The illustration on this poster depicts a young man selling newspapers. He wears an orange shirt with the sleeves rolled up, and a bandolier across his chest. The muzzle of a weapon is visible over his right shoulder. He holds a folded copy in his left hand and an unfolded copy in his right. The title of the publication reads "The Black Panther/ Black Community News Service/ the Black Panther Party." Next to the title is an image of a man, shown from the neck up, wearing a beret. The image and title are outlined in a heavy black rectangle at the top of the publication. The unfolded news sheet has text in large black letters across the page that read "ALL/ POWER/TO THE/ PEOPLE." In the center margin below the image is a black panther. In the bottom right corner of the margin is text that reads: "Ministry of Information/ Box 2967, Custom House/ San Francisco, CA 94126." In the bottom left corner there is text that reads: "Revolutionary art by / Minister of Culture/ EMORY."
Topic
African American
Activism
Black power
Graphic design
Political organizations
Politics (Practical)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.97.8.1
Restrictions & Rights
© Artists Rights Society. Permission required for use.
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Classification
Visual Arts
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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