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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Million Man March, American, founded 1995  Search this
Medium:
vinyl on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W: 18 × 24 in. (45.7 × 61 cm)
Type:
placards (information artifacts)
Place collected:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2015
Description:
A white, rectangular "Black Lives Matter!!" placard.
The board is corrugated. There is a black rectangle on the upper half of the placard. Inside the rectangle it reads [BLACK LIVES] in white. Below the rectangle, on the white background, it reads [MATTER!!] in black. The black areas of the sign are vinyl. There are several small bends and creases on the front.
The back is blank and also has several small bends and creases. There are also some areas that have dirt and smudges on them.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Justice  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Men  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Social reform  Search this
United States--History--2001-  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.251.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Million Man March Anniversary Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.251.2