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Photograph by:
Dr. Ron Simmons, American, 1950 - 2020  Search this
Subject of:
Phill Wilson, American, born 1956  Search this
Black Gay and Lesbian Leadership Forum, American, 1988 - 2003  Search this
Million Man March, American, founded 1995  Search this
reversal film and plastic
H x W: 2 × 2 in. (5.1 × 5.1 cm)
color slides
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
A color photographic slide of activist Phil Wilson standing in front of a podium, speaking into a microphone. He is wearing a brown jacket, with a beige spotted sweater and a white shirt underneath it. On his right lapel is a circular button with a black stripe in the middle of it. The word [UNITY] is printed in white outline within the stripe. The top semi-circle is red, with the words [Million Man March] printed in black ink, while the bottom semi-circle is green with the words [Washington DC. 1995] written in black ink. On his left lapel is a pin or sticker of the African continent in rainbow stripes. Behind Wilson is a black banner with the words [National Gay & Lesbian Leadership]. An individual in red jacket holding the banner is just visible in the left edge of the image, with green leaves of trees barely visible at the top right corner. The slide film is housed in white plastic casing, with [24] printed at the top right corner.
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Identity  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Oratory  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ron Simmons
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Ron Simmons
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Collection title:
The Ron Simmons Photography Collection
Media Arts-Photography
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture