Button declaring "Black is Beautiful"

Manufactured by
Unidentified
Date
1960s - 1970s
Medium
metal and plastic
Dimensions
Diameter: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Description
Button with a black background and a yellow stripe at center. On the yellow stripe the words "Black is Beautiful" appear in block letters.
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement
Black is Beautiful
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Topic
Activism
Beauty culture
Politics
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Dawn Simon Spears and Alvin Spears, Sr.
Object number
2011.159.3.11
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5bc424c19-2f70-4b8f-966f-5b072c913df4