Placard with "Stop the War on Black America" used at protests in Washington, DC

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Created by
Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (A.N.S.W.E.R.), American, founded 2001
Subject of
Brown, Michael Jr., 1996 - 2014
Garner, Eric, 1970 - 2014
Tamir Rice, 2002 - 2014
ink on paper with wood
H x W x D: 47 13/16 × 17 5/16 × 11/16 in. (121.5 × 44 × 1.8 cm)
picket signs
Place used
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
This sign was carried at Black Lives Matter protests between August and December 2014 in Washington, DC, including demonstrations for Mike Brown on August 23, 2014, Eric Garner on December 3, 2014, and Tamir Rice on December 13, 2014.
A picket sign that reads [STOP / The WAR / on BLACK / AMERICA / ANSWER Coalition /]. Text is black and yellow. The background is yellow excepting at the bottom, where the background is black. The sign is created by stapling two identical posters back-to-back with a picket and additional white paper between them.
African American
Local and regional
Politics (Practical)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Eugene Puryear
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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