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Students and Residents outside Northwestern High School (est. 1964) awaiting the arrival of President Barack Obama, May 4th 2016, II

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Photograph by:
LaToya Ruby Frazier, American, born 1982  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (print): 23 × 18 1/2 in. (58.4 × 47 cm)
H x W x D (frame): 29 1/8 × 25 1/8 × 1 3/4 in. (74 × 63.8 × 4.4 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
2016 / 2017
A black-and-white silver gelatin silver print depicting a crowd of demonstrators outside Northwestern High School during the Flint water crisis. At center is a hazardous waste barrel with two signs reading [LEAD] on either side of a sign with the hazardous waste symbol. To the right of the barrel is an individual dressed in white haz-mat suit with face mask. To the left of the barrel is a little boy in a black t-shirt. Another individual in a white haz-mat suit, partially unzipped, stands behind the barrel. There is a large clear recycling bag full of empty plastic water bottles next to the barrel. In the background, a crowd of demonstrators stand behind caution tape holding signs. One sign held aloft reads [FLINT LIVES MATTER]. There are no marks or inscriptions, front or back.
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Art  Search this
Children  Search this
Communities  Search this
Government  Search this
Health  Search this
Photography  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
U.S. History, 2001-  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, purchased through the American Women's History Initiative Acquisitions Pool, administered by the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative
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Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright © LaToya Ruby Frazier
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture