Placard calling for indictment of police officers used at Baltimore Protests

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Created by
Peoples Power Assemblies, American
Subject of
Nero, Edward M., American, born 1987
Goodson, Caesar R. Jr., American, born 1970
Miller, Garrett E., American, born 1989
White, Alicia D., American, born 1986
Rice, Brian W., American, born 1975
Porter, William G., American, born 1990
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 demands indictment for the 6 police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray and jobs and education for youth. The placard consists of two yellow peices of paper stapled to a white poster board. The text is typed in black letters that read [INDICT / CONVICT / JAIL! / the 6 police / People's Power Assembly / 443-221-3775]. There is a large tear to the right of the word "police." The other side of the placard reads [Jobs & Education / NOT / YOUTH / JAILS! / People's Power Assembly / 443- 221-3775]. The four corners of the placard are held together with clear tape and the wooden handle is partially covered with masking tape.
Topic
African American
Activism
Children
Civil rights
Education
Justice
Labor
Local and regional
Prisons
Race relations
Resistance
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sharon Marie Black
Object number
2016.59.7
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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