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Riot

Written by:
Gwendolyn Brooks, American, 1917 - 2000  Search this
Illustrated by:
Jeff Donaldson, American, 1932 - 2004  Search this
Published by:
Broadside Press, founded 1965  Search this
Owned by:
Furious Flower Poetry Center, American, founded 1999  Search this
Subject of:
AfriCOBRA, founded 1968  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
8 7/16 × 5 1/2 × 3/16 in. (21.5 × 14 × 0.4 cm)
Type:
paperbacks
Place printed:
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1970
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Communities  Search this
Literature  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.255
Restrictions & Rights:
© Gwendolyn Brooks. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ffdb31e4-eb0c-4e5f-98d4-ba8f6b38060b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.255
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Arty (Centerpiece)

Created by:
Nelson Stevens, American, born 1938  Search this
Subject of:
Arlene Turner Crawford, American  Search this
AfriCOBRA, founded 1968  Search this
Medium:
acrylic paint on canvas
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 50 × 50 × 2 in. (127 × 127 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
acrylic paintings
portraits
Date:
1970
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Art  Search this
Identity  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.73
Restrictions & Rights:
© Nelson Stevens
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Movement:
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd591fce4d5-cf44-40ac-90f9-618341612a89
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.73

Wives of Sango

Created by:
Jeff Donaldson, American, 1932 - 2004  Search this
Subject of:
AfriCOBRA, founded 1968  Search this
Medium:
paint, foil, and ink on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W (artwork): 36 1/4 × 25 9/16 in. (92 × 65 cm)
H x W x D (frame): 38 1/16 × 27 7/16 × 1 3/4 in. (96.7 × 69.7 × 4.5 cm)
Type:
paintings
mixed media
Date:
1971
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Art  Search this
Black power  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.33.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jeff Donaldson
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54de2ff8f-6029-49ae-9ab8-7ea951a2399d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.33.1
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J.D. McClain’s Day in Court

Created by:
Jeff Donaldson, American, 1932 - 2004  Search this
Subject of:
Jonathan Jackson, American, 1953 - 1970  Search this
Harold Joseph Haley, American, 1904 - 1970  Search this
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982  Search this
AfriCOBRA, founded 1968  Search this
Medium:
paint on cardboard with ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (artwork): 29 1/8 × 19 5/16 in. (74 × 49 cm)
H x W x D (frame): 31 1/8 × 21 3/16 × 1 3/4 in. (79.1 × 53.8 × 4.5 cm)
Type:
paintings
mixed media
Place depicted:
San Rafael, Marin County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1970
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Black power  Search this
Law  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Prisons  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.33.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jeff Donaldson
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5503fe3c8-0bac-4fc1-98f2-7b9ed8359933
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.33.2
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Sankofa II

Created by:
James Phillips, American, born 1945  Search this
Subject of:
AfriCOBRA, founded 1968  Search this
Medium:
acrylic paint on canvas , thread
Dimensions:
H x W: 96 × 60 in. (243.8 × 152.4 cm)
Diameter (Rolled): 29 1/8 in. (74 cm)
Type:
acrylic paintings
Date:
1997-1998
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.321
Restrictions & Rights:
© James Phillips. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd528bfdbc3-3a1c-4657-8151-d6538b8818ea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.321

Soweto

Created by:
Adger W. Cowans, American, born 1936  Search this
Subject of:
AfriCOBRA, founded 1968  Search this
Medium:
printing ink on rag paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 44 1/4 × 29 7/8 in. (112.4 × 75.9 cm)
H x W (Image): 30 1/8 × 22 1/2 in. (76.5 × 57.2 cm)
H x W (Impression): 33 1/8 × 23 7/8 in. (84.1 × 60.6 cm)
Type:
etchings
Place depicted:
Soweto, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
Date:
1983
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Art  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.146.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© Adger Cowans. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d3b57d4d-5275-4a23-9799-2dd53d2a6d60
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.146.1
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Uphold Your Men

Created by:
Carolyn Mims Lawrence, American, born 1940  Search this
Subject of:
AfriCOBRA, founded 1968  Search this
Signed by:
Carolyn Mims Lawrence, American, born 1940  Search this
Gerald Williams, American, born 1941  Search this
Napoleon Jones-Henderson, American, born 1943  Search this
Jae Jarrell, American, born 1935  Search this
Howard R. Mallory Jr., American, 1930 - 2012  Search this
Barbara Jones-Hogu, American, 1938 - 2017  Search this
Medium:
printing ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 30 × 24 in. (76.2 × 61 cm)
Type:
screen prints
Place made:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1971
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Families  Search this
Gender  Search this
Men  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.130.4
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Movement:
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e2e6a471-7aa5-4d9c-86a4-1b09f63599c9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.130.4
Online Media:

Unite

Created by:
Barbara Jones-Hogu, American, 1938 - 2017  Search this
Signed by:
Gerald Williams, American, born 1941  Search this
Napoleon Jones-Henderson, American, born 1943  Search this
Carolyn Mims Lawrence, American, born 1940  Search this
Jae Jarrell, American, born 1935  Search this
Howard R. Mallory Jr., American, 1930 - 2012  Search this
Nelson Stevens, American, born 1938  Search this
Subject of:
AfriCOBRA, founded 1968  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Picture): 22 1/2 × 30 in. (57.2 × 76.2 cm)
H x W (Backing): 28 × 38 in. (71.1 × 96.5 cm)
Type:
screen prints
Date:
1971
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Communities  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2008.13
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1971 Barbara Jones-Hogu. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Movement:
Black Power (Black Pride)
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e2a7d17c-6de9-4c1c-b52d-4cc872ab0e76
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2008.13

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