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Created by:
Revolutionary Communist Party, USA, American, founded 1975  Search this
Subject of:
Freddie Gray, American, 1990 - 2015  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 17 1/2 × 23 in. (44.5 × 58.4 cm)
Type:
political posters
Place collected:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2015
Description:
Three black-and-white political posters with photographs and names of 44 people killed by law enforcement, as well as their death dates. Text at the top of the poster reads [TUESDAY / APRIL 14 / #ShutDownA14] at left and [STOP / MURDER BY POLICE] at right. Text at the bottom left reads [These are some of the thousands killed by police nationwide] and at bottom right reads [www.revcom.us]. There are no marks or text on the back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Communities  Search this
Justice  Search this
Police brutality  Search this
Race relations  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
Object number:
2015.163.4.1-.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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/fd5e1781908-79c8-45e4-8361-4145ec7768d9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.163.4.1-.3