Clenched Fist On Red, Green, and Black Background Digital History ID 2887

Clenched Fist On Red, Green, and Black Background

Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: poster
Museum Number: LC-USZC4-4389
Annotation: The Black Arts Movement embraced the idea that ethics and aesthetics are closely related, giving rise to political issues and voice to community efforts. The clenched black fist, the symbol of power and militancy, is superimposed over the African flag---the red, black and green stripes have come to represent “black liberation”.
Year: 1971

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