Placard worn during the Millions March NYC protest on December 13, 2014

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Created by
Richards, Mariama, American
Subject of
Ethical Culture Fieldston School, American, founded 1878
Millions March NYC, American, founded 2014
Till, Emmett, American, 1941 - 1955
Medium
ink and graphite on Fome-Cor (TM) with ribbon
Dimensions
H x W x D (with ribbon): 41 9/16 × 20 1/16 × 3/16 in. (105.5 × 50.9 × 0.5 cm)
H x W x D (without ribbon): 30 1/16 × 20 1/16 × 3/16 in. (76.3 × 50.9 × 0.5 cm)
Type
placards (information artifacts)
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
2014
Description
A white placard with a gray ribbon attached to the top, worn during a December 13, 2014 protest march organized by Millions March NYC in New York City. Centered on the front of the placard is handwritten text in blue ink, green ink, red ink, black ink, and graphite that reads, [ETHICAL / CULTURE / FIELDSTON / SCHOOL / #BLACKLIVESMATTER / LISTEN TO THE CHILDREN / ALL of the CHILDREN] with the words [ALL] and [CHILDREN] underlined. Centered on the back of the placard is handwritten text in black ink, red ink, green ink, and graphite that reads, [EMMETT / sTILL / #BLACKLIVESMATTER]. The gray ribbon has been threaded through holes punched in the top corners of the placard and knotted in place.
Topic
African American
Activism
Communities
Justice
Race relations
Resistance
Social reform
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Mariama Richards
Object number
2015.217.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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