Placard reading "Justice for Freddie Grey" used at Baltimore protests

  • Image for Placard reading
  • Image for Placard reading
2 images
Created by
Peoples Power Assemblies, American
Subject of
Gray, Freddie, American, 1990 - 2015
ink on paper and metal, masking tape on wood
H x W x D: 47 1/2 × 17 1/2 × 1/4 in. (120.7 × 44.5 × 0.6 cm)
placards (information artifacts)
Place used
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
April 2015
This placard demands justice for Freddie Gray. The placard consists of peices of white paper stapled to a white poster board. An image of Gray in a red t- shirt covers the entire placard. Printed text at the bottom half of the placard reads [JUSTICE / FOR / FREDDIE GREY / Peoples Power Assembly / 443.221.3775 / Labor donated / -15/1/15]. The other side of the placard features the same image and text identically.The bottom half of the wooden handle is wrapped in masking tape.
African American
Civil rights
Local and regional
Race relations
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sharon Marie Black
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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