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Written by:
Gwendolyn Brooks, American, 1917 - 2000  Search this
Published by:
Broadside Press, founded 1965  Search this
Subject of:
Dudley Randall, American, 1914 - 2000  Search this
Muhammad Ali, American, 1942 - 2016  Search this
Joe Frazier, American, 1944 - 2011  Search this
Haki R. Madhubuti, American, born 1942  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
poems
Place printed:
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1971
Description:
A poem printed in black ink on goldenrod colored paper. In black text at the top of the page is the title and the author’s name. Below the title in the upper right corner are two quotes by Dudley Randall and Don L. Lee. In the center of the page is the poem. The poem begins “The one hand is your language. The other hand is your art...” At the bottom of the page at center is the copyright and publisher information. The back of the page is inscribed with numbers.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Boxing  Search this
Identity  Search this
Literature  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.124.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1971 Gwendolyn Brooks. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56ea32296-1508-42ee-afb9-7f0a636423b6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.124.1