Created by
Peoples Power Assemblies, American
Subject of
Gray, Freddie, American, 1990 - 2015
Date
April 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)
Description
This placard demands justice for Freddie Gray and jobs and education for youth. The placard consists of yellow peices of paper stapled to a white poster board. One side of the placard has text typed in black letters that reads [JUSTICE 4 FREDDIE GREY! / Peoples Power / Assembly / 443-221-3775]. The other side of the placard reads [Jobs & / Education / NOT / YOUTH / JAILS! / Peoples Power Assembly / 443-221-3775]. The wooden handle is covered by masking tape.
Place used
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement
Black Lives Matter
Type
placards (information artifacts)
Topic
Activism
Civil rights
Justice
Local and regional
Police brutality
Race relations
Resistance
U.S. History, 2001-
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sharon Marie Black
Object number
2016.59.8
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59bd5ba63-cdc5-4f66-9c03-3e9900711579
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