Flyer advertising a donation drive to support African Freedom Fighters

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Created by
Revolutionary Student Brigade, American, 1974 - 1980
Subject of
Zimbabwe African National Union, Zimbabwean, 1963 - 1987
National United Workers Organization
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type
fliers (printed matter)
Place used
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Zimbabwe, Africa
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
South Africa, Africa
Namibia, Africa
Date
May 1977
Description
This flyer advertises a donation drive to support African Freedom Fighters to students and faculty at Brooklyn College. The flyer is yellow with black text and features an illustration of a figure standing with a book held aloft in his raised proper right hand and a rifle in the other hand. The top of the flyer reads: [SUPPORT AFRICAN FREEDOM FIGHTERS]. Large block letters in the center of the flyer read: [MATERIAL / AID WEEK]. Text inside of a box below the illustration reads: [AFRICAN LIBERATION DAY / MAY 28, Washington, D.C. / JOIN THE / SOWETO / CONTINGENT / Join the Soweto Contingent of youth and / students for the African Liberation Day / March on May 28th in Washington, D.C. / BUS TICKETS AVAILABLE - 284-2514]. The back of the flyer discusses union elections of the United Workers Organization.
Topic
African American
Activism
Africa
Black power
International affairs
Labor
Local and regional
Politics (Practical)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.97.27.42
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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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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