Poster reading "Jail Darren Wilson 4 Murder" used at Baltimore protests

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Created by
Peoples Power Assemblies, American
Subject of
Wilson, Darren, American, born 1986
Brown, Michael Jr., 1996 - 2014
Medium
ink on paper, tape and metal
Dimensions
H x W: 22 × 17 1/2 in. (55.9 × 44.5 cm)
Type
placards (information artifacts)
Place used
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Ferguson, Saint Louis County, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date
April 2015
Description
This protest poster demands that Darren Wilson be jailed for the murder of Michael Brown. The poster is made of yellow pieces of paper taped together in the center and stappled to a white poster board.The text is printed in black and reads [Jail / DARREN / WILSON / 4 MURDER / People's Power / Assembly / www.peoplespowerassembly.org / 443-221-3775]. There is a black boarder around the People's Power Assembly's information. The back of the poster is blank.
Topic
African American
Activism
Civil rights
Justice
Local and regional
Politics (Practical)
Race relations
Resistance
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sharon Marie Black
Object number
2016.59.2
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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