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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 5/8 × 1 1/2 × 3/16 in. (4.1 × 3.8 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Cultural Place:
Africa
Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
after 1969
Caption:
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.
Description:
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.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Communities  Search this
Families  Search this
Identity  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of T. Rasul Murray
Object number:
2013.68.139
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Pan Africanism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e9315d35-22d5-493e-bbb6-54fe8f949417
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.68.139