Placard reading "Stop racism now" used at Baltimore protests

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Created by
Peoples Power Assemblies, American
Subject of
Gray, Freddie, American, 1990 - 2015
Medium
ink on paper with tape and metal, masking tape on wood
Dimensions
H x W x D: 47 3/4 × 17 1/2 × 1/4 in. (121.3 × 44.5 × 0.6 cm)
Type
placards (information artifacts)
Place used
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date
April 2015
Description
This placard calls for the end of racism. The placard consists of two yellow peices of paper stapled to a white poster board. The text is typed in black letters and reads [STOP / RACISM/ NOW!]. The word "stop" is in center of a stop sign. Text in the bottom half of the sign is inside a black rectangle and reads [PEOPLES POWER / ASSEMBLY / 443-221-3775]. The other side of the placard reads [JUSTICE 4 / FREDDIE GREY / Peoples Power / Assembly / 443-221-3775]. The wooden handle is covered by masking tape.
Topic
African American
Activism
Civil rights
Justice
Local and regional
Race relations
Resistance
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sharon Marie Black
Object number
2016.59.10
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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