NewspaperThe Black Panther. Vol. V No. 12. San Francisco, 19 September 1970. Between the years of 1968-1972, this Black Panther-affiliated publication sold a hundred thousand copies a week, making it the most widely circulated Black newspaper. 24 pages. 18" x 11.5." Cover bears photographs from The Revolutionary People's Constitutional Convention. This issue contains a copy of Bobby Seale's appeal, who at the time was facing possible death penalty for the torture and killing of 19-year-old Panther and suspected FBI COINTELPRO informant Alex Rackley. Also included is an international piece on North Korea ("Long live the Korean people who are closely united around Comrade Kim Il Sung"), a reprinted statement from Chairman Mao, and an article by Huey P. Newton. Paper is illustrated throughout, containing photographs and cartoons. On the back cover is a green-colored illustration by Emory Douglas. A Black man wears a button with Malcom X's face on it and holds a rifle; the caption reads: "I sho nuf knows one thing I's gonna have some freedom one way or nudder even if I half to die for it..." In very good condition.