Photograph featuring President Barack Obama bent over allowing a child to touch his head. The child, Jacob Philadelphia is in the center of the image standing in front of the Presidential desk in the Oval Office. Obama stands slightly to the child's PL. The child raises his PR arm with his PR hand on the President's head. Obama wears a dark suit with his hands in his pockets. On the left side of the image are two (2) adults and one (1) child who stand and watch the interaction between the President and Philadelphia. The two adults, one woman and one man, stand in profile to the camera with their PR sides facing the viewer. The child stands in the foreground, slightly out of focus, also with his PR side facing the viewer. In the lower right corner yellow couch cushions can be seen. The image is bordered in white.
This color photograph shows a young man in a red jacket and pants, standing in front of a brick wall with signs on it in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York in 1981. Two of the green signs are titled: [Reaganism: Black Genocide]. They advertise African Liberation Day 1982 and contain three black and white images. Additional text reads: [We want self-determination and equal rights for black people from the U.S. to South Africa. We have no recourse but to take our struggle to the world’s people. March to the United Nations May 22nd. Meet 11 am at 125th St. & 2nd Ave. March 1 pm to UN Plaza]. The sign on the bottom advertises a boxing match and reads: The Leonard-Hearns Showdown. The back of the photograph is inscribed with the title and photographer Jamel Shabazz’s signature.