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Angela Davis Speaks at a Rally in DeFremery Park for George Jackson and the Other Soledad Brothers, Who Were on Trial for the Murder of a Guard at Soledad Prison. Next to Angela is Party Member James Burford, Oakland, California, 1970

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Photograph by:
Stephen Shames, American, born 1947  Search this
Subject of:
Angela Davis, American, born 1944  Search this
James Burford  Search this
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Sheet): 15 15/16 × 19 7/8 in. (40.5 × 50.5 cm)
H x W (Image): 12 5/8 × 18 13/16 in. (32.1 × 47.8 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
1970, printed 2008
A black-and-white photograph of Angela Davis speaking at a rally in DeFremery Park in Oakland, California. Davis is speaking into a microphone on a stand, gesturing with her hands, and holding a piece of paper in her right hand. Black Panther Party member James Burford stands next to Davis, with his arms crossed in front of his chest. Davis and Burford are standing in front of a house or other structure with wood siding and a white-trimmed window.
African American  Search this
Black power  Search this
Photography  Search this
Politics  Search this
Prisons  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Social reform  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
© Stephen Shames
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National Museum of African American History and Culture