Angela Davis Speaks at a Rally in DeFremery Park for George Jackson and the Other Soledad Brothers, Who Were on Trial for the Murder of a Guard at Soledad Prison. Next to Angela is Party Member James Burford, Oakland, California, 1970

Photograph by
Shames, Stephen, American, born 1947
Subject of
Davis, Angela, American, born 1944
Burford, James
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Date
1970, printed 2008
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 15 15/16 × 19 7/8 in. (40.5 × 50.5 cm)
H x W (Image): 12 5/8 × 18 13/16 in. (32.1 × 47.8 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Angela Davis speaking at a rally in DeFremery Park in Oakland, California. Davis is speaking into a microphone on a stand, gesturing with her hands, and holding a piece of paper in her right hand. Black Panther Party member James Burford stands next to Davis, with his arms crossed in front of his chest. Davis and Burford are standing in front of a house or other structure with wood siding and a white-trimmed window.
Place depicted
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Black power
Photography
Politics
Prisons
Resistance
Social reform
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.123.4
Restrictions & Rights
© Stephen Shames
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52f4baadb-1b11-463a-80d5-4f8e516c3ff8