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Joan Bird, American, born 1949  Search this
David Hilliard, American, born 1942  Search this
Jose Cha Cha Jimenez, Puerto Rican, born 1948  Search this
Raymond Masai Hewitt, American, 1942 - 1988  Search this
Mark Rudd, American, born 1947  Search this
Hannibal Thomas, American, born 1947  Search this
Arthur F. Turco Jr., American, born 1943  Search this
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982  Search this
Young Lords Party, American, founded 1969  Search this
ink on paper
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
fliers (printed matter)
Place used:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Cultural Place:
Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
A flier advertising an anti-fascism rally. The flier is white with black typewritten text and features a black-and-white picture of Joan Bird after she was beaten by police. The flier reads [CAPITALISM + RACISM = FASCISM / COME AND HEAR / David Hilliard / Chief of Staff BPP / Ray Maasai Hewitt / Central Committee BPP / Cha Cha Jimenez / Chairman of Young Lords / Mark Rudd SDS / Hannibal Thomas Harlem 5 / Arthur Turco Attorney / Citywide Welfare Rights Groups / FREE THE PANTHERS / FREE FOOD / BAR-B-Q / POTATO SALAD / PUNCH / ENTERTAINMENT / POETRY--MUSIC--DANCERS / SUNDAY JUNE 15th 1:00PM / MOUNT MORRIS PARK, 5th AVE and 124nd ST. / FREE!!! NO CHARGE!!! FREE!!!]. The caption under the photograph reads [JOAN BIRD, BRUTALIZED AND ORTURED BY THE PIGS / AT THE TIME OF HER ARREST / Fascism will breed nothing but more fascism / unless the people are organized in one united / front. / The people and the people alone are the / motive force in the making of world history.] The back of the flier is blank except for the stamp that reads [JUN 1968].
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Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
African American - Latinx Solidarity
Young Lords Movement
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National Museum of African American History and Culture