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Suit worn by Dr. Jamal Harrison Bryant to a protest in Ferguson, Missouri

Manufactured by
J. Crew, American, founded 1983
Worn by
Dr. Bryant, Jamal Harrison, American, born 1971
Manufactured by
Cole Haan, American, founded 1928
Subject of
Brown, Michael Jr., 1996 - 2014
Medium
.1.1: wool cloth, rayon and polyester blend cloth, and plastic buttons
.1.2: wool cloth, rayon cloth, plastic and metal fasteners
.2ab: leather and rubber with cord shoelaces
Type
ensembles (costume)
Place used
Ferguson, Saint Louis County, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date
October 13, 2014
Caption
Dr. Jamal Harrison Bryant wore this suit and shoes when he was arrested during the Moral Monday Protest in Ferguson, Missouri. Sometimes referred to as the Faith in Ferguson protest, the demonstration took place on October 13, 2014. Moral Monday brought together clergy from across the country and from different denominations to protest the shooting of Michael Brown.
Description
This outfit consists of a suit jacket (.1.1) and pants (.1.2), and a pair of shoes (.2ab) worn by Dr. Jamal Harrison Bryant to a protest in Ferguson, Missouri.
Topic
African American
Activism
Clothing and dress
Politics (Practical)
Race relations
Religious groups
Resistance
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pastor Jamal H. Bryant
Object number
2015.180
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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