Poster made by Amnesty International with Muhammad Ali photo

Image for Poster made by Amnesty International with Muhammad Ali photo
Created by
Amnesty International, founded 1961
Subject of
Ali, Muhammad, American, 1942 - 2016
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 35 7/8 x 24 in. (91.1 x 61 cm)
Type
political posters
Date
1998
Description
A poster created by Amnesty International opposing the use of electric stun-belts in American prisons. A photo of Muhammad Ali appears with the statement "25 Times in His Career Muhammad Ali Fought For A Belt. Now He's Fighting Against One".
Topic
African American
Activism
Associations and institutions
Athletes
Boxing
Social reform
Credit Line
Smithsonian Institution Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Nichols family
Object number
2011.38.2
Restrictions & Rights
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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