Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
One of twelve Christmas cards designed by Black Panther Party Minister of Information Emory Douglas, and printed by the Party ca. 1969-70. The cover features Douglas' illustration of a pig in a torn uniform with head, arm, and foot wrapped in bandages and leaning on a crutch, with the caption "Battle Fatigue," alongside an Eldridge Cleaver quote on “What Is a Pig?”
Five consecutive issues of the Civil Rights Congress’ bi-weekly newsletter updating supporters on CRC campaigns and instructing chapters on actions they should take. These issues are particularly focused on the trial of Black Communist lawyer William L. Patterson, a leader in the CRC, who contributes an article to one of the issues: “The Time Is Now: The Present Moment Demands a Thorough Understanding of Our Historic Tasks.”
The Johns Hopkins University collection of African American political activism in the United States consists of broadsides, photographs, and newspaper clippings that were primarily created around the time of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements between the 1950s and 1970s.
Pamphlets produced by the NAACP providing information and statements on notable NAACP supporters, a statement by lawyers on segregationist attacks on the Supreme Court following Brown v. Board of Education, the history of the NAACP, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, federal aid to schools, and an attempt by Mississippi White Citizens Councils to stoke anti-miscegenation hatred using a falsified speech from a fictitious NAACP member.
A report produced by the NAACP detailing its activities and the status of the civil rights movement at the end of 1960. Topics include student sit-in demonstrations, voting rights, employment opportunities, housing discrimination, and public opinion on civil rights.