T-shirt for Tamir Rice and John Crawford worn by Andrew Hawkins

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Manufactured by
Next Level Apparel, American
Worn by
Andrew Hawkins, American, born 1986
Subject of
Tamir Rice, 2002 - 2014
Crawford, John III, American, 1992 - 2014
Cleveland Browns, American, founded 1945
Medium
cotton and polyester blend cloth
Dimensions
H x W x D (flat): 21 1/2 × 24 9/16 × 1/4 in. (54.6 × 62.4 × 0.6 cm)
Type
T-shirts
Place used
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date
December 14, 2014
Description
A hand altered t-shirt worn by Cleveland Browns football player Andrew Hawkins. The shirt has been cut with rough edges across the bottom and along the sleeves, making it into a cropped tank top. White text is printed on the front reading "JUSTICE / FOR / TAMIR RICE / AND JOHN / CRAWFORD III". On the back, white printed text reads "THE / REAL / BATTLE / OF / OHIO" with the words "OF" and "OHIO" in black over a white filled outline in the shape of the state of Ohio. A manufacturer's label with size, style, and fiber content is sewn at the interior center back neck.
Topic
African American
Activism
Clothing and dress
Football
Justice
Race relations
Resistance
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Andrew Hawkins
Object number
2016.94
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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