Placard stating "Black Lives Matter" used at Million Man March 20th Anniversary

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Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Million Man March, American, founded 1995
Medium
vinyl on cardboard
Dimensions
H x W: 18 × 24 in. (45.7 × 61 cm)
Type
placards (information artifacts)
Place collected
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
2015
Description
A white, rectangular "Black Lives Matter!!" placard.
The board is corrugated. There is a black rectangle on the upper half of the placard. Inside the rectangle it reads [BLACK LIVES] in white. Below the rectangle, on the white background, it reads [MATTER!!] in black. The black areas of the sign are vinyl. There are several small bends and creases on the front.
The back is blank and also has several small bends and creases. There are also some areas that have dirt and smudges on them.
Topic
African American
Activism
Civil rights
Justice
Local and regional
Men
Race relations
Social reform
United States--History--2001-
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.251.2
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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