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Black Panther Party publications

Identifier: 6050

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Scope and Content

This collection consists of a newspaper published by the Black Panther Party and other miscellaneous writings and publications associated with the Party. The title of the newspaper changes from The Black Panther Black Community News Service to The Black Panther Intercommunal News Service in February, 1971.

Miscellaneous writings and publications include: various Black Panther newspapers titled Right On!, The Black Panther Community News Service, and Focus; a statement from the Coalition of Community Groups regarding the attacks on the Black Panther Party; a letter from the Commitee to Defend the Panthers regarding the persecution of the Black Panther Party; and a book titled We Charge Genocide.

This is not a complete collection. Many issues of The Black Panther Black Community News Service are missing from Volume I, II, X, and XI. Some are also missing from Volume II and IX.


  • Creation: 1967 - 1974


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Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.


2 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

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Newspapers published by the Black Panther Party and other writings and publications associated with the Black Panther Party.

Finding aid for the Black Panther Party publications
Sunghun Cheong
2014 March
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Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States