This print depicts Angela Davis, a major figure in the fight for civil rights, in a state of impassioned speech. Davis' face and figure is formed out of strings of brilliantly colored letters, some of which form words. These letters are generated from a central point and radiate outward. The multiple colors and shading of these letters create the planes and contours that make up Davis' face, hair, and upper torso. Viewed from below, she is a monumental figure, head thrust forward, with open mouth. Her right hand, holding a microphone or walkie-talkie, is held up near her mouth. She wears a pink jacket that fastens along the left side. The jacket hem is edged by a red cartridge bandolier.
A typed letter in reply to a letter from Dorothy Porter with retained carbon copies of her original letter, written on Handy Brothers letterhead, from W.C. Handy dated March 1, 1939. Handy writes that he has just noticed an earlier request from Porter for some material for Negro History Week. "Although it is too late for Negro History Week, I am sending you material for all times. . ." He goes on to recite a list of publications of music by Negro composers. The back of the letter is blank.