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Written by:
Amiri Baraka, American, 1934 - 2014  Search this
Published by:
Broadside Press, founded 1965  Search this
Subject of:
Malcolm X, American, 1925 - 1965  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 1/16 x 6 5/8 in. (28.1 x 16.8 cm)
Type:
poems
Place printed:
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 1965
Description:
Poem printed in black ink on off-white paper titled A Poem for Black Hearts written by LeRoi Jones. The poem is printed within a narrow black border. It begins with “For Malcolm’s eyes, when they broke the face of some dumb white man…” Along the bottom, inside the border is the copyright and the publisher’s address. “60-“and “14685” is written on the back. The poem was published by Broadside press as Broadside No. 7.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Hate crimes  Search this
Literature  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.124.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1965 by LeRoi Jones. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Black Nationalism
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/fd51b8696a5-cbb0-4ba8-8829-6f8ce35dd2ca
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.124.3