Poster reading "Race is not a crime" used at Baltimore protests

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Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Gray, Freddie, American, 1990 - 2015
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 22 1/2 × 17 1/2 in. (57.2 × 44.5 cm)
Type
placards (information artifacts)
Place used
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date
April 2015
Description
This protest poster is white and has text that reads [Race / is not / a crime]. The text is handwritten in black marker and there is a brown stain on the bottom of the poster just left of center. There are no images or text on the back. This placard was used during the Freddie Gray protests in Baltimore, Maryland.
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
2016.59.4
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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