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Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Poor People's Campaign, American, 1967 - 1968  Search this
oil paint and ink on plywood
H x W x D: 48 x 96 x 1/2 in. (121.9 x 243.8 x 1.3 cm)
mural paintings
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Second (2) of twelve (12) painted plywood panels from the Resurrection City mural that was created and displayed in the encampment on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. during the summer of 1968. Depicted on this panel is the continuation of the phrase "HUNGER'S WALL" from the panel to the left, along with other text in red, black and yellow paint, including "AMERICA - BREAK DOWN YOUR WALL", "Cosmic Brotherhood (High Frequency)", "Peace Brother", "MESTIZO", "LATINOS UNIDOS PARA SIEMPRE", and " Blackness for Blacks." This segment is from the upper row of panels, second from the left.
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Art  Search this
Black geographies  Search this
Black power  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Justice  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Men  Search this
Poverty  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Resistance  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Vincent DeForest
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Visual Arts
Civil Rights Movement
African American - Latinx Solidarity
Poor People's Campaign
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture