Emory Douglas was born May 24th, 1943 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has been
a resident of the San Francisco California Bay Area since 1951. Douglas attended
City College of San Francisco where he majored in commercial art. He was
politically involved as Revolutionary Artist and then Minister of Culture for the
Black Panther party, from February,1967 until the Early 1980’s. Douglas’s art and
design concepts were always seen on the front and back pages of the Black Panther
Newspaper, reflecting the politics of the Black Panther Party and the concerns of
the community. He is an internationally celebrated artist, whose work has been shown from New Zealand, Lebanon, Cuba, many more countries and all across the United States.