Distributed by
Medical Committee for Human Rights, American, founded 1964
Subject of
Meredith, James, American, born 1933
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Students for a Democratic Society, American, 1960 - 1969
Date
ca. 1978
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 22 × 14 in. (55.9 × 35.6 cm)
Description
A poster, dark ink on tan paper, advocating opposition to the Supreme Court's decision in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke (1978). A figure in a coat holds right fist aloft, surrounded by text. Text reads [10 YEARS OF STRUGGLE / IS UN-DER ATTACK. WHAT WAS / WON BY JAMES MEREDITH AT THE U. OF MISS.; ARMED BLACK STUDENTS AT / THE COR-NELL ADMINISTRATION / BUILDING; 3RD WORLD STUDENTS AT / SAN FRAN-CISCO STATE; STUDENTS / FIGHTING FOR OPEN ADMISSIONS AT CCNY; / THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY & S.D.S.~ / IS BEING / THREATENED! / WE MUST DEFEND OPEN ADMISSIONS, / BI-LINGUAL / PROGRAMS / AFFIRMA- / TIVE ACTION! / WE MUST ORGANIZE TO / OPPOSE THE / BAKKE DECISION.] Small print at the bottom of the poster reads [This poster was designed & distributed by Lawyers for the People, Medical Committee for Human Rights, & others to help organize the movement against the Bakke Decision. More material, write: Drawer L, Inwood Station, N.Y.C., N.Y. 10034]. A small mark on the poster subject's left shoulder reads [FLD79]. On back at top left is [M24721-6].
Place printed
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement
African American - Latinx Solidarity
Type
political posters
Topic
Activism
Education
Justice
Law
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.12
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5baa2a491-34f1-415e-b655-5814dbe4f4d6
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