Seize The Time

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Recorded by
Brown, Elaine, American, born 1943
Commissioned by
Hilliard, David, American, born 1942
Designed by
Douglas, Emory, American, born 1943
Manufactured by
Vault, American, 1963 - 1972
Medium
vinyl , cardboard , ink , paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 12 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (31.1 x 31.1 cm)
Type
long-playing records
Place made
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1969
Description
LP of Black Power/Jazz Poetry classic by pianist, singer/songwriter and Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown. The album contains political songs written by Brown as well as the Black Panther Party National Anthem, "The Meeting." The LP cover art, designed by BPP Minister of Culture, Emory Douglas, features purple and black graphics of a woman with an AK-47 assault rifle and photos of children along the bottom. Bottom left corner shows party member with a flag portrait of "Elaine."
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Funk (Music)
Identity
Jazz (Music)
Poetry
Politics (Practical)
Social reform
Soul (Music)
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Janice Moores
Object number
2014.80ab
Restrictions & Rights
? 1969 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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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