Black and white poster of Huey Newton and Bobby Seale

Image for Black and white poster of Huey Newton and Bobby Seale
Created by
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Subject of
Dr. Newton, Huey P., American, 1942 - 1989
Seale, Bobby, American, born 1936
Medium
lithographic ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Type
posters
Place depicted
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Emeryville, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1971
Description
A framed black and white poster of Huey Newton and Bobby Seale in front of the storefront headquarters of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California. Both men are wearing berets and leather jackets and are armed with assault rifles. Below the image is this quote from Newton: [The racist dog policemen must withdraw immediately from our communities, cease their wanton murder and brutality and torture of black people, or face the wrath of the armed people].
Topic
African American
Black power
Civil rights
Justice
Political organizations
United States--History--1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.46.20
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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