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Revision Path: Episode15; Emory Douglas

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Produced by:
Maurice Cherry, American  Search this
Interview of:
Emory Douglas, American, born 1943  Search this
Subject of:
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982  Search this
Dr. Huey P. Newton, American, 1942 - 1989  Search this
Bobby Seale, American, born 1936  Search this
Amiri Baraka, American, 1934 - 2014  Search this
Eldridge Cleaver, American, 1935 - 1998  Search this
Tarika Lewis, American  Search this
Duration: 48 min., 34 sec.
File size: 23.4 MB
sound recordings
digital media - born digital
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
California, United States, North and Central America
January 20, 2014
Episode 15 of the Revision Path podcast. It begins with instrumental music fading in, before host Maurice Cherry welcomes the listeners to the podcast and introduces himself. He mentions that this episode is the last in a series of three interviews for AIGA.
He then introduces his guest, Emory Douglas, and tells him “Alright, so, tell us who you are and what you do.” The episode continues with Douglas providing a short autobiography. Some of the topics they discuss include: disability in both their families; Douglas’ incarceration at the age of 15; Douglas’ introduction to the Black Panther Party; Douglas’ transition from the black arts movement to the Panther movement; Douglas’ idiosyncratic design style and his ability to integrate art and politics; his interactions with people like Amiri Baraka, Huey Newton and Bobby Seal; mentorship in the design community; diversity in the profession; historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs); his post-Panther life; as well as his daughter’s current work.
After the interview, Cherry thanks Douglas and the listeners as the outro background music plays.
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Art  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Communication  Search this
Design  Search this
Families  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Technology  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Maurice Cherry and Glitch, Inc.
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Restrictions & Rights:
© Maurice Cherry and Glitch, Inc
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture