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Posters with STOP MURDER BY POLICE message

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6 images
Created by
Revolutionary Communist Party, USA
Subject of
Gray, Freddie, American, 1990 - 2015
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 17 1/2 × 23 in. (44.5 × 58.4 cm)
Type
political posters
Place collected
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date
2015
Description
Three black-and-white political posters with photographs and names of 44 people killed by law enforcement, as well as their death dates. Text at the top of the poster reads [TUESDAY / APRIL 14 / #ShutDownA14] at left and [STOP / MURDER BY POLICE] at right. Text at the bottom left reads [These are some of the thousands killed by police nationwide] and at bottom right reads [www.revcom.us]. There are no marks or text on the back.
Topic
African American
Activism
Communities
Justice
Race relations
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.163.4.1-.3
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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