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The Human Relations Council of Greater New Haven presents In white America

Archives of American Art
1 playbill ; 23 x 16 cm. Playbill features prints by Shahn on verso of cover depicting James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner.
Cover bears an inscription to Shahn by Rabbi Robert E. Goldburg, who wrote an appreciation of Shahn included on page 2 of playbill.

Digital image of police officers in riot gear

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white digital image depicts police officers in riot gear. The two officers in the foreground are out of focus and have their backs to the camera. They are wearing helmets and bullet proof vests. The officers in the background are wearing helmets and are carrying shields reading [POLICE].

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Digital image of a police officer in riot gear

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white digital image depicts a police officer in riot gear. The officer facing the camera is wearing a bullet-proof vest that reads [POLICE] across the front. He is wearing a helmet and has weaponry around his waist. He is holding a shield that also reads [POLICE]. The other officers, also in riot gear, have their back to the camera.

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Digital image of a young boy engaging with police officers

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white digital image depicts a young boy engaging with two police officers. The boy is wearing a sweater with white stripes across the collar. He is holding a water bottle in his right hand and is handing it to one of the officers. The officer in front of him is wearing a helmet, bullet proof vest, shin guards and gloves and is reaching for the water bottle. The officer standing next to him is holding his helmet in his hands. He is wearing a skull cap, bullet proof vest, and shin guards.

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National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of a pair of signs on a fence. One says "WHAT IS THE BLACK AGENDA" with a phone number, and the other is advocating for jobs.

The Negro: His Future in America

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A special section of the October 18, 1943 issue of "The New Republic" titled "The Negro: His Future in America."

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National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of an protester with a large sign on his back. It says, “My name is Ulysses. I am asking the people of the people’s republic of China, to prepare a place for the children of my people…I am asking the government of the United States to let these children go… The white people are trying to destroy the black people through starvation and the birth control system…” To the left a man dressed as Abraham Lincoln walks by. The photograph is attached to a thick mounting board. The board is stamped and inscribed on the back.

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National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of an protester with a large sign on his back. It says, “My name is Ulysses. I am asking the people of the people’s republic of China, to prepare a place for the children of my people…I am asking the government of the United States to let these children go… The white people are trying to destroy the black people through starvation and the birth control system…” To the left a man dressed as Abraham Lincoln walks by. The photograph is attached to a thick mounting board. The board is stamped on the back.

Black Studies: Threat or Challenge?

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A book by Nick Aaron Ford titled "Black Studies: Threat or Challenge?" published in Port Washington, New York by the National University Publications Kennikat Press in 1973. The book is signed by the author and dated [To Syl Shannon Sincerely Nick Aaron Ford 3/19/1975]. The book cover features a large red question mark with text on top of it, over a white background. Black text in the bottom portion of the cover reads: [Nick Aaron Ford / Black Studies / Threat or Challenge? / An Eminent Educator's Analysis and Recommendations]. The book has 217 pages and contains information and an analysis of Black Studies as a field of education. The back cover features a photograph and brief biography of Ford, as well as, publishing information.

Profile of a Race Riot

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A magazine insert from Impact Magazine with a story by Ed Wheeler about the Tulsa Race Riot. The insert was likely published on the occassion of the fiftieth anniversary of the riot.

Theatre program for Fences

National Museum of African American History and Culture
Theatre program for Fences. Off-white background with shadowed font and title at center; graphic in top left corner of two small figures in an outline of a house, one of the fugures is kneeling. [Elmwood/Playhouse/FENCES/2001-2002/OUR 55TH SEASON]

The Bottom Rail. Addresses and Papers on the Negro in the Lowlands of Mississippi and on Inter-Racial Relationships in the South During Twenty-Five Years [book]

Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Displayed in Archives Center exhibition, "Women and Jazz: The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, 1937-1949", from March 25, 2011 through May 31, 2011. Craig Orr, curator.

Laurence C. Jones, Founder and Principal of Piney Woods Country Life School, Piney Woods, Miss. A portrait of Mr. Jones is on the left with the inscription, "In the joy of spraying a human orchard, Laurence C. Jones".

No Inclusion Here

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black-and-white photograph of an all-white Boy Scout parade. A white man in a hat shoos black youths out of the way.

Photographic print of an unidentified couple

National Museum of African American History and Culture
A black and white photograph of an integrated couple seated on a bench. The unidentified woman sits to the right of the man with her legs crossed and turned towards him; the unidentified man rests his proper left hand on her proper left knee. The woman wears a veiled hat and printed knee-length skirt. The man wears a three piece pinstripe suit and a tie with a large floral print. He looks off to the right of the frame while the woman looks directly into the camera. Below the image in the bottom right corner of the print is handwritten text in blue ink which reads [037]. The back of the photograph is blank.

Digital image of protesters cleaning the streets of Baltimore

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white digital image depicts people cleaning a street. In the foreground, a man and two children sweep up debris from the street and sidewalk several feet away from an intersection. The man is wearing a sports jersey and baseball cap. The name on the jersey is partially obscured. The visible part of the jersey reads [HEATHAM / 24]. The child standing in the street is sweeping debris into a dust pan. The child on the sidewalk is also sweeping. More people are cleaning the streets and sidewalks in the background.

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Digital image of a Jaden Powell holding a placard

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white digital image depicts a young Jaden Powell holding a placard. Powell is standing among other protesters and is not looking at the camera. He is holding a large poster in front of his chest that features photographs and hashtags of male and female victims of police brutality. The poster also features hashtags of the names of victims and hashtags of cities and states in which the shootings took place.

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Digital image of a protester holding a Black Lives Matter sign

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white digital image depicts a protester holding a Black Lives Matter sign. A woman in the crowd is holding a sign that reads [BLACK / LIVES / MATTER]. She is wearing a light-colored cable knit sweater and sunglasses. In the background another protester is holding a sign that reads [IT'S 2015 / WHY IS THIS STILL HAPPENING].

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Digital image of a crowd of protesters at Baltimore War Memorial

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white digital image depicts a crowd of protesters at Baltimore War Memorial. Just left of the center a person is holding a sign that reads [FERGUSON IS EVERYWHERE / STOP / POLICE / BRUTALITY & MURDER / StopMassIncarceration.Net]. A sign in the far right corner reads [If you want / PEACE / work for / JUSTICE]. A sign to the left of it reads [BLACK / LIVES / MATTER]. Baltimore City Hall is in the distance.

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Digital image of Baltimore residents cleaning

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This color digital image depicts volunteers cleaning debris in front of a brick wall. The man standing closest to the camera is wearing a beige t-shirt and army fatigue pants. He has beige fabric wrapped around his neck and is wearing yellow gloves. He is holding large metal grate with the man standing next to him. This man is wearing a red shirt, blue jeans, and soiled white gloves. Four other men are handling other metal debris.

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Digital image of protesters linking arms in front of police

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white digital image depicts protesters linking arms in front of police. The man closest to the camera is wearing a t-shirt, hoodie and baseball cap. The man standing to his right is wearing a polo shirt, [AIR FORCE] baseball cap and eye glasses. The man next to him is wearing a denim jacket, eye glasses and a baseball cap with the Baltimore Ravens logo on it. Police in riot gear are visible behind them to the right side of the photograph.

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Digital image of protesters with placards

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white image depicts protesters with placards. The protestor in the center of the photograph is wearing a t-shirt and backpack. He is holding a placard that reads [JUSTICE 4 / FREDDIE / GREY! / Peoples Power / Assembly / 443-221-3775].

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Digital image of men handling exposed wires

National Museum of African American History and Culture
This black and white image depicts men handling exposed wires. The man in the center of the photograph has his back to the camera and is wearing a black t-shirt. He is holding a metal rod in his left hand and his right arm is raised above his head as he passes exposed wires to the men in front of him. The man directly in front of him also has his back to the camera and is wearing a t-shirt and jeans. In front of him, a man is standing inside of a broken window. He is bending over to pick up a metal object. A person wearing a striped shirt is partially visible in the right corner of the photograph.

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