A white placard with a gray ribbon attached to the top, worn during a December 13, 2014 protest march organized by Millions March NYC in New York City. Centered on the front of the placard is handwritten text in blue ink, green ink, red ink, black ink, and graphite that reads, [ETHICAL / CULTURE / FIELDSTON / SCHOOL / #BLACKLIVESMATTER / LISTEN TO THE CHILDREN / ALL of the CHILDREN] with the words [ALL] and [CHILDREN] underlined. Centered on the back of the placard is handwritten text in black ink, red ink, green ink, and graphite that reads, [EMMETT / sTILL / #BLACKLIVESMATTER]. The gray ribbon has been threaded through holes punched in the top corners of the placard and knotted in place.
A size large, white t-shirt designed by Ethical Culture Fieldston School student Ocean Gao, who wore this shirt during a December 13, 2014 protest march organized by Millions March NYC in New York City. The cotton t-shirt has printed, stylized, red and black text on the front chest that reads, [THE WORLD IS / NOT OK] below a black-and-white graphic illustration of a teenage Eric Garner. Garner is depicted in bust post facing the viewer, wearing a suit with a bowtie. His nose and mouth are covered with two small illustrations of pieces of tape with black text that read [I CAN’T] above [BREATHE]. Over the right shoulder of the illustration is the artist’s printed signature and date in black ink that reads [Ocean, G. 2014]. A fabric tag for Gildan is sewn at the interior center back collar. The back of the t-shirt is blank.