Posters stating "Stop Poilce Terror", distributed at MMM 20th Anniversary

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6 images
Printed by
Rise Up October, American, 2015
Subject of
Million Man March, American, founded 1995
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 22 × 17 in. (55.9 × 43.2 cm)
Type
posters
Place collected
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
2015
Description
Three "Stop Police Terror" posters.
A black and white poster with a white background. There is a black rectangle at the top with text inside. On the proper right side it reads [STOP/POLICE TERROR/October 24, 2015] in white, with "police terror" in grey. The proper left side reads [#RiseUpOctober/Which Side Are You On?/New York City/11 AM: Washington Square Park • 1PM: March] in white. There is a thin black line across the bottom which reads [These are some of the thousands killed by police nationwide] in white. There are two thinner lines going down the sides of the poster. Inside the black border there are fifty-two (52) portraits of victims of police terror. The photos are arranged in six (6) horizontal lines. Each photo has the name, age, cause of death, and date of death underneath.
One example of the text is
[Joel Acevedo, 22,/unarmed, murdered by/Anaheim police, 7/22/12].
Topic
African American
Activism
Civil rights
Justice
Race relations
Social reform
United States--History--2001-
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.251.12.1-.3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Million Man March Anniversary Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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