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Published by:
Charisma Records, founded 1969  Search this
Recorded by:
Malcolm X, American, 1925 - 1965  Search this
vinyl , cardboard , ink , paper
Diameter (2012.88.8a (disc)): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
H x W (2012.88.8b (cardboard sleeve)): 12 3/8 × 12 3/8 in. (31.4 × 31.4 cm)
record covers
long-playing records
Place made:
106 W. Palisade Ave., Englewood, Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
A 33 1/3 rpm LP record album titled "Ballots or Bullets" by Malcolm X. The record was part of the Charisma Record set MX 102, The Best of Malcolm X.
2012.88.8a: The vinyl record has a red label and black text at the center of each side. Each side has a portion of Malcolm X's speech "Ballots or Bullets."
2012.88.8b: The album cover has a black and white image of Malcom X. Text in white at the top reads: ["Ballots or Bullets" / by Malcom X.] Text in white at the bottom reads: [MX 102 / Told The Truth!]. The back of the album cover has a recollection and additional photographs of Malcolm X, as well as publishing information.
African American  Search this
Black power  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Islam  Search this
Politics  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Black Nationalism
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