New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
A poster for a concert. Across the top is [TO AID / SOUTHERN STATES SIT IN MOVEMENT / MARTIN LUTHER KING DEFENSE]. The poster consists of black and red text against a white background, with some of the text highlighted with yellow. The left side of the poster features black and white images of Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier and Diahann Carroll. Bold text at the center of the poster reads [AN EVENING OF / MUSIC AND DRAMA / FOR FREEDOM NOW / STARRING IN PERSON / HARRY BELAFONTE / MAHALIA JACKSON / SIDNEY POITIER / SHELLEY WINTERS / (1960 ACADEMY AWARD WINNER) / DIAHANN CARROLL / PRODUCTION SUPERVISED by / OSSIE DAVIS and RUBY DEE / FREEDOM DRAM WRITTEN by / Lorraine Hansbury John Killens George Tabori / Author of ‘Raisin In The Sun’.] The right side of the poster features black and white images of Mahalia Jackson and Shelley Winters. A yellow box with black and red text at the bottom left of the poster reads [TUES. / MAY 17 / 8 P.M. to 11 P. M.] A yellow box with black and red text at the bottom right of the poster reads [369th / ARMORY / 142nd St. & 5th Ave., NYC.] The bottom of the poster has a list of places tickets can be purchased.