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

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Printed by
Justice or Else, American, founded 2015
Subject of
Million Man March, American, founded 1995
Medium
ink on poster board
Dimensions
H x W: 19 × 13 in. (48.3 × 33 cm)
Type
posters
Place collected
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
2015
Description
Two "Black Lives Matter" posters.
A white rectangular poster which reads [BLACK/LIVES/MATTER]. "Black" is in red text with a black drop shadow, "lives" is in black text with a yellow drop shadow, and "matter" is in green text with a black drop shadow. Under the word "matter" there is a "Justice...or Else logo inside of a black rectangle.
The logo has the shape of the U.S. Capitol building at the top. There is a line drawing of the Capitol in white. Below it there is a white rectangle. Inside it reads [JUSTICE.../OR/ELSE!] in white. There is a line between "Justice" and "Else" and the "Or" is in the center inside of a square. The "!" makes up a part of the rectangle that is around the words.
Below the rectangle it reads [20th ANNIVERSARY/THE MILLION MAN MARCH] in white, and below that it reads [10.10.15/WASHINGTON D.C.] in yellow.
2015.251.7.2 is a little more worn out than 2015.251.7.1.
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
2015.251.7.1-.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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