Evidence of Intimidation & Facist Crimes by USA: The War on the Black Panther Party 1968 - 1969

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  • Image for Evidence of Intimidation & Facist Crimes by USA: The War on the Black Panther Party 1968 - 1969
2 images
Created by
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Subject of
Seale, Bobby, American, born 1936
Hampton, Fred, American, 1948 - 1969
Morris, Arthur Glenn, American, 1939 - 1968
Roberson, Larry M., American, 1948 - 1969
Lewis, Thomas M.
Lawrence, Robert A., American, 1946 - 1968
Bartholomew, Stephen K., American, 1947 - 1968
Hutton, Robert James, American, 1950 - 1968
Brent, William Lee, American, 1931 - 2006
Johnson, Raymond Jr.
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 20 7/8 × 9 1/2 in. (53 × 24.1 cm)
Type
posters
Date
February 21, 1970
Description
This is a timeline poster about violence and killings against Black Panther members by the police. This rectangular poster consists of rows of squares that mark the days of each month. Various squares are blacked out or filled with color or patterns. These colors and patterns correspond to a legend at the bottom of the poster. Scattered throughout the poster are small black and white vignettes of individuals who were persecuted by the police. Text at the top of the poster reads "Evidence of Intimated & Fascist Crimes by USA/ The war on the Black Panther Party 1968-1969." On the poster's bottom margin in the right corner is text that reads "Source: The Black Panther Black Community News Service."
Topic
African American
Activism
Civil rights
Graphic design
Justice
Political organizations
Politics (Practical)
United States--History--1961-1969
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.97.13
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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