Placard reading "JUSTICE 4 FREDDIE GREY" used at Baltimore Protests

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Created by
Peoples Power Assemblies, American
Subject of
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 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.
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
2016.59.8
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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