Emory Douglas, The Black Panther newspaper, vol. 3. no. 13 (“Avaricious Businessman”), 1969

Front page of a newspaper featuring a cartoon of an anthropomorphic rat eating a man.

Published by the Black Panther Party. Two-color ink on newsprint. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Collection of Patrick and Nesta McQuaid and Akili Tommasino, gift of the Committee on Architecture and Design Funds. © Emory Douglas / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Graphic artist Emory Douglas created the The Black Panther newspaper’s visual protest vocabulary, often using cut-and-paste collage techniques and prefabricated type from Formatt (a Letraset alternative).