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Created by:
Bryan Walsh, American  Search this
Emily Bland, American  Search this
Subject of:
Michael Brown Jr., 1996 - 2014  Search this
Medium:
paint on cloth
Dimensions:
H x W: 72 × 240 in. (182.9 × 609.6 cm)
Type:
banners
Place used:
Ferguson, Saint Louis County, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2014
Description:
A handmade cloth banner of white paint on a black cloth. A quote on the banner reads: [When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes a duty]. The banner was used as the backdrop for speakers and activists during an October 2014 Ferguson, Missouri protest rally after the police shooting of Michael Brown.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Communities  Search this
Justice  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Resistance  Search this
U.S. History, 2001-  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bryan Walsh and Emily Bland
Object number:
2015.109
Restrictions & Rights:
© Bryan Walsh/Emily Bland
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Black Lives Matter
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50ec7add4-7cc2-4581-a9e0-3bc06e69a519
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.109