1960Now Portfolio (A): Untitled

Photograph by
Bright, Sheila Pree, American, born 1967
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
2015
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 16 3/8 × 13 1/8 in. (41.6 × 33.3 cm)
H x W (Image): 12 × 12 in. (30.5 × 30.5 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph taken at a Black Lives Matter rally in Ferguson, Missouri. A group of people are walking together down a city street. At center of the photograph are three (3) young children, two girls and a boy, carrying placards. All three children's placards read: ""We Can't Stop Now" / Join Us / National March / In Ferguson / March 20 - 21, 2015 / [illegible]", and the placard held by the girl at proper left has an additional handwritten sign attached to the handle that reads: "YOUNG / BLACK / LIVE [sic] / MATTER." Behind the children at the proper left, other children are carrying a ceremonial protest white coffin with a wreath of flowers on top. Other members of the group are carrying printed and handwritten signs.
Place captured
Ferguson, Saint Louis County, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
1960Now Portfolio (A)
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Black Lives Matter
Type
portraits
inkjet prints
Topic
Activism
Children
Civil rights
Photography
Race relations
U.S. History, 2001-
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2016.55.29
Restrictions & Rights
© Sheila Pree Bright
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c92d9262-1be5-40e9-a667-743f7f3a5b2c
2 image(s)