A Black Power era beret owned by “Bro. Strawther.” The beret is constructed from black wool felt and edged with a black vinyl rim. Hand embroidered by in white thread on front of the beret is block text that reads, [BRO. STRAWTHER / I'M PROUD / I'M BLACK]. Hand embroidered in black thread on the crown of the hat is Black Power salute fist outlined in white thread. Inside the beret are two manufacturers labels under a plastic sleeve stitched to the interior of the hat. Both labels are gold and red foil and are diamond-shaped. Both labels are partially covered by the embroidery.
Color photograph of Thomas Smith holding an M16 rifle. Smith is wearing fatigues, a hat, and sunglasses. Military vehicles and three men in fatigues are visible in the background. The photograph is torn on the bottom left side and is adhered to a backing. A handwritten inscription on the back reads: [This is base camp 7c / me and my / girlfriend / sweet 16 / m-16 that is / we call them / black power].
This edition of the Tri-Continental Information Center Bulletin details the wars in Portuguese controlled African countries. The edition is white paper with black text. The title reads: [UNKNOWN WAR IN PORTUGUESE WEST AFRICA]. The bulletin features articles written by Basil Davidson and Regis Debray. In the bottom right corner of the back page, handwritten text reads: [APRIL / 1968].
This flyer advertises a clothing drive for Zimbabwean liberation. The flyer contains several paragraphs of text and features an illustration of African men and women raising their fists. The title reads: [SUPPORT AFRICAN LIBERATION!]. The back of the flyer contains more text and features an illustration of the African continent. The bottom of the flyer reads: [PAMBERI NE CHIMURENGA! / (ZANU's slogan FORWARD WITH THE REVOLUTION!)]. Above the slogan, handwritten text reads: [243 9336 / weds nites 7-10 PM].
This flyer announces a press conference and campaign to support striking African workers and the people of Namibia. The flyer is white with faded blue text. The text is handwritten except for two typed paragraphs in the center of the page. The top of the flyer reads: [ANNOUNCING A PRESS CONFERENCE AND / A CAMPAIGN / COME to NEWMONT MINING / 300 PARK AVENUE / NEW YORK / FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4TH, 1972 / 12:30 pm. / SUPPORT STRIKING AFRICAN WORKERS / CHALLENGE THE U.S. COMPANIES THEY WORK FOR]. The bottom of the flyer reads: [DON'T WAIT FOR ANOTHER VIETNAM in / South West Africa / SUPPORT the NAMIBIAN people in / their struggle NOW!]. The back of the flyer is blank except for text written in the bottom left corner that reads: [FEB / 1972].