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Created by:
Hands Up United, American, founded 2014  Search this
Worn by:
Rahiel Tesfamariam, Eritrean American, born 1981  Search this
Subject of:
Michael Brown Jr., 1996 - 2014  Search this
Medium:
ink on cotton (fiber)
Dimensions:
H x W: 19 × 18 in. (48.3 × 45.7 cm)
Type:
T-shirts
Place used:
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2015
Description:
A black T-shirt with white lettering on the front that reads: [This Ain’t / Yo Mama’s / Civil Rights / Movement]. The sleeves and bottom edge of fabric have been cut off. The back of the shirt has white lettering that reads: [Hands Up United]. Underneath the lettering, there are two hands printed in white ink. This T-shirt was worn by Rahiel Tesfamariam during a protest in Saint Louis, Missouri held to commemorate the 1-year anniversary of the police shooting of Michael Brown.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Identity  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, Gift of Rahiel Tesfamariam
Object number:
2016.20
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Movement:
Black Lives Matter
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd507e16d08-f016-4a51-b606-ecc51529f589
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.20