The Black Panther Black Community News Service Volume IV, #16 (Berkeley, CA: March 21, 1970).
Tabloid format newspaper, published weekly. 24pp. (incl. cover).
Anti-US imperialism front cover artwork by Emory Douglas, created while he was in Algiers visiting Eldridge Cleaver (who presented the drawing to the local paper where it was first published); the back cover continues the theme, with Douglas depicting two salivating Pigs (‘Nixon’ and ‘Moshe Dyan’) nose to nose, representing Israel as the Zionist puppet state of American imperialism (page 17 outlines the role of various countries in serving imperialism, including Britain, West Germany and France).
Other contents include a statement by Cleaver, “To My Black Brothers In Vietnam”; more Douglas artwork on page 3 (“All Power To The People”); news of a “Free Food Rally for the People of Hunters Point” (a predominantly Black San Francisco neighborhood), and more free breakfast programmes; a press release from the Black Liberation Alliance, Chicago; and the centrespread prints the transcript of a KPFA Radio interview with Bobby Seale.
Old, central horizontal fold (slightly rubbed), paper age-toned, o/w Very Good.