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Recorded by:
Elaine Brown, American, born 1943  Search this
Commissioned by:
David Hilliard, American, born 1942  Search this
Designed by:
Emory Douglas, American, born 1943  Search this
Manufactured by:
Vault, American, 1963 - 1972  Search this
Medium:
vinyl , cardboard , ink , paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (31.1 x 31.1 cm)
Type:
record covers
long-playing records
Place made:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1969
Description:
LP of Black Power/Jazz Poetry classic by pianist, singer/songwriter and Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown. The album contains political songs written by Brown as well as the Black Panther Party National Anthem, "The Meeting." The LP cover art, designed by BPP Minister of Culture, Emory Douglas, features purple and black graphics of a woman with an AK-47 assault rifle and photos of children along the bottom. Bottom left corner shows party member with a flag portrait of "Elaine."
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Design  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Graphic design  Search this
Identity  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Politics  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Janice Moores
Object number:
2014.80ab
Restrictions & Rights:
? 1969 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd532487462-e339-4729-bd92-64ab791aa4e2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.80ab