Black Men United & Strong

Image for Black Men United & Strong
Created by
Terry, Roderick, American
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Printed by
Penn Camera, American, 1954 - 2012
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 13 11/16 x 10 5/8 in. (34.8 x 27 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
National Mall, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
October 16, 1995
This black-and-white photograph depicts a young boy in a jacket and a Philadelphia Eagles baseball cap. He is holding a sign that says "BLACK MAN / UNITED / + / STRONG." He faces the viewer directly. Behind him, a man in a white skull cap, sunglasses, dark jacket and jeans stands with hands in pockets, looking to the viewer's right. In the background are several standing and seated figures, including a man with a water bottle who gazes at the viewer, and a woman who looks to her left.
African American
Civil rights
Local and regional
United States--History--1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Roderick Terry
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© Roderick Terry
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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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