Flyer announcing an event in support of black workers

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2 images
Created by
Committee for South Afrifcan Freedom Day, American
Subject of
Lobo, Jose Carlos, Mozambican
Shaw, Alex
McCall, Carl, American, born 1935
de Figueiredo, Elísio, Angolan, born 1940
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
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Angola, Central Africa, Africa
South Africa, Africa
Namibia, Africa
Date
June 25, 1976
Description
This flyer announces an event in support of black workers. The flyer is white with black text and features two images of protests at the top. The words [LAYOFF MERCENARIES / IN ANGOLA, NOT / WORKERS IN N.Y.] are typed in call caps directly under the images. The list of speakers for the event is listed in the bottom left corner. The location and date information for the event is listed in the bottom right corner. The back of the flyer has several paragraphs of text explaining the organizations reasoning for protesting. The bottom of the back page reads: [DOLLARS FOR / JOBS AND EDUCATION / NOT TO FIGHT AFRICAN / LIBERATION].
Topic
African American
Activism
Africa
Black power
International affairs
Labor
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.97.27.56
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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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