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Black Lives Matter

Physical Description:
cardboard (overall material)
ink (overall material)
handwritten; homemade (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 22 in x 14 in; 55.88 cm x 35.56 cm
Object Name:
poster, political
Associated Place:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
2017-01
Subject:
African American  Search this
Reform Movements  Search this
Black Lives Matter  Search this
Women's History  Search this
Women's Rights  Search this
March, Rally, Demonstration, or Other  Search this
Related event:
Women’s March  Search this
ID Number:
2017.0072.01
Accession number:
2017.0072
Catalog number:
2017.0072.01
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Reform Movements Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-e2d7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1834114

Black Lives Matter

Physical Description:
homemade (overall production method/technique)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 22 in x 28 in; 55.88 cm x 71.12 cm
Object Name:
poster, political
Date made:
07/11/2016
Associated date:
07/11/2016
Subject:
Protest  Search this
Civil Liberties  Search this
Law Enforcement  Search this
Racism  Search this
African American  Search this
Police Brutality  Search this
Discrimination in justice administration  Search this
Black Lives Matter  Search this
March, Rally, Demonstration, or Other  Search this
ID Number:
2016.0245.05
Accession number:
2016.0245
Catalog number:
2016.0245.05
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Civil Rights Collection
Princeton Posters
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-62f8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1814217

Black Lives Matter

Physical Description:
black (overall color)
white (overall color)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 22 in x 28 in; 55.88 cm x 71.12 cm
Object Name:
poster, political
Date made:
7-11-16
07-11-2016
Associated date:
07/11/2016
Subject:
Protest  Search this
Civil Liberties  Search this
Law Enforcement  Search this
Police Brutality  Search this
Racial Profiling  Search this
Racism  Search this
Discrimination in justice administration  Search this
Racism  Search this
Protest  Search this
Black Lives Matter  Search this
ID Number:
2016.0245.04
Accession number:
2016.0245
Catalog number:
2016.0245.04
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Civil Rights Collection
Princeton Posters
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-6830-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1814209

Black t-shirt printed with "Black Lives Matter"

Manufactured by:
Gemrock, American, founded 1996  Search this
Worn by:
Sharon Green Middleton, American, born 1954  Search this
Medium:
cotton
Dimensions:
H x W x D (flat): 29 1/2 × 36 1/4 × 3/16 in. (75 × 92 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
T-shirts
Place used:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2015
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Communities  Search this
Justice  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Politics  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Resistance  Search this
U.S. History, 2001-  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Glenard and Sharon Middleton
Object number:
2016.43.2
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/fd50b2aab11-5620-4e44-ae17-3252147c3149
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.43.2
Online Media:

Black Lives Matter

Maker:
Workers World Party  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
white; black; red (overall color)
metal (component material)
printed (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 22 1/2 in x 17 1/2 in; 57.15 cm x 44.45 cm
Object Name:
sign
poster, political
Occurred:
United States: Virginia, Charlottesville
Date made:
c. 2017-08-12
Used date:
2017-08-11 - 2017-08-12
Subject:
White supremacy  Search this
Racism  Search this
Protest  Search this
Civil War  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Nazi  Search this
ID Number:
2017.0270.04
Accession number:
2017.0270
Catalog number:
2017.0270.04
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Civil Rights Collection
Princeton Posters
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-865a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1854568
Online Media:

Black Lives Matter sign

Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Extent:
1 Digital image
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Place:
Silver Spring (Md.)
Date:
2020 June 19
Scope and Contents:
Black Lives Matter sign highlighting names of people killed including Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Protest and social movements  Search this
Demonstrations  Search this
Black Lives Matter movement  Search this
Signs and signboards  Search this
See more items in:
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs / Series 2: Black Lives Matter Juneteenth Peace Rally, Downtown Silver Spring, Maryland
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa737e59b91-a021-4b72-98a9-c27f76fb01f3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-01-007-21-ref213

T-shirt featuring Black Lives Matter graphic

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Michael Brown Jr., 1996 - 2014  Search this
Trayvon Martin, American, 1995 - 2012  Search this
Tamir Rice, 2002 - 2014  Search this
Eric Garner, 1970 - 2014  Search this
Akai Gurley, 1986 - 2014  Search this
Medium:
cotton (textile)
Dimensions:
H x W: 35 × 29 in. (88.9 × 73.7 cm)
Type:
T-shirts
Place collected:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2014
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Children  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Justice  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Men  Search this
Police brutality  Search this
Race discrimination  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 Harriet G. McCombs
Object number:
2015.136.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Black Lives Matter
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/fd526e0968e-25cd-4fa4-9afe-15f82065a5db
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.136.3
Online Media:

Digital image of a protester holding a Black Lives Matter sign

Photograph by:
Jermaine Gibbs, American  Search this
Subject of:
Freddie Gray, American, 1990 - 2015  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
H x W: 3280pixels × 4298pixels
Type:
digital images
digital media - born digital
Place captured:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 25, 2015
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Justice  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Police brutality  Search this
Race relations  Search this
U.S. History, 2001-  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jermaine Gibbs
Object number:
2016.61.11
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jermaine Gibbs
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Jermaine Johnson/Gibbs Photography Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Black Lives Matter
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fd074005-5589-426b-80ab-782ea4a22b3a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.61.11

#ReclaimMLKDay, Black Lives Matter disrupts MLKDay parades across the country, Atlanta, GA

Photograph by:
Sheila Pree Bright, American, born 1967  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
H x W: 6000 pixels × 6000 pixels (6000 × 6000 cm)
Total: 103.08 MB
Type:
digital images
digital media - born digital
Place captured:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2015
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
American South  Search this
Black power  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Gender  Search this
Identity  Search this
Justice  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Photography  Search this
Race relations  Search this
U.S. History, 2001-  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sheila Pree Bright
Object number:
2021.56.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Sheila Pree Bright
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
#1960Now
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Black Lives Matter
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58023aa52-ea5a-48b7-b821-5a139ab18cd7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.56.2

Pinback button stating "Black Lives Matter Everyday", from MMM 20th Anniversary

Subject of:
Million Man March, American, founded 1995  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with plastic laminate and metal
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place collected:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2015
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Justice  Search this
Men  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Social reform  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
Object number:
2015.251.14.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Million Man March Anniversary Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Black Lives Matter
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd586f14528-d3a9-4d6b-bc6d-691f2f11b0ae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.251.14.2
Online Media:

Placard stating "Black Lives Matter" used at Million Man March 20th Anniversary

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Million Man March, American, founded 1995  Search this
Medium:
vinyl on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W: 18 × 24 in. (45.7 × 61 cm)
Type:
placards (information artifacts)
Place collected:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2015
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Justice  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Men  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Social reform  Search this
U.S. History, 2001-  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.251.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Million Man March Anniversary Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Black Lives Matter
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59a61f95a-6456-4536-8eed-067525e9a118
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.251.2
Online Media:

Protester wears a "Black Lives Matter" t-shirt while holding "Black Lives Matter" sign

Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Extent:
1 Digital image
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Place:
Glenarden (Md.)
Date:
2020 June 20
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Protest and social movements  Search this
Demonstrations  Search this
Black Lives Matter movement  Search this
COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020-  Search this
Face masks  Search this
Signs and signboards  Search this
See more items in:
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs / Series 4: Black Lives Matter March; James R. Cousins Jr. Municipal Center, Glenarden
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7076ac1c2-d504-4096-9e81-13b934a5859b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-01-007-21-ref274

Black Lives Matter Juneteenth Protest banner

Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Extent:
1 Digital image
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Place:
Silver Spring (Md.)
Date:
2020 June 19
Scope and Contents:
"Black lives matter; Juneteenth protest, Silver springs Civic Center, Friday June 14 3 pm, wear masks!"
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Protest and social movements  Search this
Demonstrations  Search this
Black Lives Matter movement  Search this
Signs and signboards  Search this
See more items in:
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs / Series 2: Black Lives Matter Juneteenth Peace Rally, Downtown Silver Spring, Maryland
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa76a4765f2-b741-4ac8-8582-b1e44710fc71
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-01-007-21-ref51

Co-organizers of Black Lives Matter protest

Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Extent:
1 Digital image
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Place:
Glenarden (Md.)
Date:
2020 June 20
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Protest and social movements  Search this
Demonstrations  Search this
Black Lives Matter movement  Search this
COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020-  Search this
Face masks  Search this
See more items in:
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs / Series 4: Black Lives Matter March; James R. Cousins Jr. Municipal Center, Glenarden
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7f00844ea-0555-4578-b7fe-b6eaf161deef
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-01-007-21-ref128

Woman wearing "Black Lives Matter" mask

Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Extent:
1 Digital image
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Place:
Glenarden (Md.)
Date:
2020 June 20
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Protest and social movements  Search this
Demonstrations  Search this
Black Lives Matter movement  Search this
COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020-  Search this
See more items in:
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs / Series 4: Black Lives Matter March; James R. Cousins Jr. Municipal Center, Glenarden
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7344b56d7-3e18-4325-9001-c97138e466f4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-01-007-21-ref135

Protesters gather for Black Lives Matter protest

Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Extent:
1 Digital image
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Place:
Glenarden (Md.)
Date:
2020 June 20
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Protest and social movements  Search this
Demonstrations  Search this
Black Lives Matter movement  Search this
COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020-  Search this
Face masks  Search this
See more items in:
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs / Series 4: Black Lives Matter March; James R. Cousins Jr. Municipal Center, Glenarden
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa754b24492-19ab-4501-83df-9861d45fc047
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-01-007-21-ref136

Spectators at Black Lives Matter march

Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Extent:
1 Digital image
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Place:
Glenarden (Md.)
Date:
2020 June 20
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Protest and social movements  Search this
Demonstrations  Search this
Black Lives Matter movement  Search this
See more items in:
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs / Series 4: Black Lives Matter March; James R. Cousins Jr. Municipal Center, Glenarden
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa705861254-2192-464d-a030-aa481d227724
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-01-007-21-ref148

"Black Lives Matter" signs and art supplies

Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Extent:
1 Digital image
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Place:
Silver Spring (Md.)
Date:
2020 June 19
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Protest and social movements  Search this
Demonstrations  Search this
Black Lives Matter movement  Search this
Signs and signboards  Search this
See more items in:
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs / Series 2: Black Lives Matter Juneteenth Peace Rally, Downtown Silver Spring, Maryland
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7d4c3fbea-30df-4296-84cc-31b9e4c4a30a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-01-007-21-ref203

Women marching holding "Black Lives Matter" signs

Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Extent:
1 Digital image
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Place:
Silver Spring (Md.)
Date:
2020 June 19
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Protest and social movements  Search this
Demonstrations  Search this
Black Lives Matter movement  Search this
COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020-  Search this
Face masks  Search this
Signs and signboards  Search this
See more items in:
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs / Series 2: Black Lives Matter Juneteenth Peace Rally, Downtown Silver Spring, Maryland
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa72445d3eb-6b83-48f8-b5ba-0a9c1537df83
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-01-007-21-ref221

Protesters marching holding "Black Lives Matter" signs

Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Barnes, Michael R (photographer)  Search this
Extent:
1 Digital image
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Place:
Silver Spring (Md.)
Date:
2020 June 19
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Protest and social movements  Search this
Demonstrations  Search this
Black Lives Matter movement  Search this
COVID-19 Pandemic, 2020-  Search this
Face masks  Search this
Signs and signboards  Search this
See more items in:
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs
Black Lives Matter Protests Photographs / Series 2: Black Lives Matter Juneteenth Peace Rally, Downtown Silver Spring, Maryland
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa75fd22c77-f5e7-43bb-aa65-b6cc879112b0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-01-007-21-ref224

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