H x W x D: 1 5/8 × 1 1/2 × 3/16 in. (4.1 × 3.8 × 0.5 cm)
buttons (information artifacts)
Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Black Solidarity Day was founded in 1969 by playwright, historian, and activist Carlos E. Russell. Russell, who was born in Panama in 1934, created the day to unite African diasporic communities and people. The observance hopes to bring awareness to racial and economic inequality.
A Black Solidarity Day pinback button. The button has a red and green background. The top half is red and the bottom half is green. Black text throughout the button reads [Black Solidarity Day / Nov. 6th /A Black Family Day]. The back of the button has a metal pin without clasp.