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Designed by:
Emory Douglas, American, born 1943  Search this
Distributed by:
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982  Search this
ink on paper
H x W (image): 16 5/8 × 11 1/2 in. (42.3 × 29.2 cm)
H x W (sheet): 22 11/16 × 14 15/16 in. (57.7 × 37.9 cm)
Place made:
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
This print depicts a woman carrying a spear in her left hand and another weapon on her back, the muzzle of which rises above her left shoulder. She wears a mottled green and mauve shirt with an orange scarf around her neck, and large oval earrings. Pink and brown lines radiate from her. In the top right corner is text that reads "Afro-American solidarity/ with the oppressed/ People of the world." In the bottom right corner is the artist signature "Emory '69." In the margin below the image are two blocks of text and in the center is an image of a black panther. On the bottom right the text reads "Ministry of Information/ Box 2967, Custom House/ San Francisco, CA 94126." On the bottom left the text reads "Revolutionary art by/ Minister of Culture/ EMORY."
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Black power  Search this
Design  Search this
Graphic design  Search this
Political organizations  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:
© Artists Rights Society
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National Museum of African American History and Culture