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Subject of:
Trayvon Martin, American, 1995 - 2012  Search this
Tamir Rice, 2002 - 2014  Search this
Freddie Gray, American, 1990 - 2015  Search this
Million Man March, American, founded 1995  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 × 8 in. (15.2 × 20.3 cm)
Place collected:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2015
Description:
A postcard advertising the Million Man March Anniversary.
The image shows a crowd in front of the Capitol building and extending all the way down the mall towards the Washington Monument. On the proper right side of the postcard there is a black and white drawing of a raised fist. The drawing is mostly black with white lines. There is a white ribbon wrapped around the arm. There is text on the ribbon reading [BLACK/LIVES/MATTER]. "Black" is in red, "lives" is in black, and "matter" is in green. To the proper left of the fist there is a white area with text on it. It reads [Million Man March} in black with a red outline. Below it reads [10 / 10 / 15] in black with a green outline. However, the "1's" are actually the raised fist image.
The back of the postcard is white. The left side has three black lines where the return address would god. Below it reads [List of Unarmed Killed] in black, white a list of names, states, and dates following it. Names include Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice, and Freddie Grey. On the right side in the top corner there is a black outline of a box for a stamp. There are three black lines below for the address. Below the lines it reads [Black on Black/Must Stop!/www.ucitp.com] in black. "Must Stop!" is in red.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Justice  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Men  Search this
Police brutality  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Social reform  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:
2015.251.14.20
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Million Man March Anniversary 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/fd51fd0ee24-52f2-4641-8bda-478274d8a498
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.251.14.20