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Flyer advertising a demonstration in solidarity with Zimbabwean liberation

Puerto Rican Socialist Party, American, 1959 - 19931976

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Washington, D.C., United States

This flyer announces a demonstration in support of the armed struggle for liberation in Zimbabwe. The flyer is white with black text and features an illustration of an armed Zimbabwean fighter on the left. The flyer has begun to brown with age. The top of the flyer reads: [SOLIDARITY WITH THE ARMED / LIBERATION STRUGGLE / IN ZIMBABWE]. Logistical information is given at the bottom of the flyer and reads: [DEMONSTRATE: 5:00-6:30 / MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22 / MOBIL BUILDING: 42nd & LEXINGTON / MOBIL IS A PRINCIPAL BACKER OF THE RACIST SMITH REGIME IN "RHODESIA"]. The sponsors for the event are listed at the very bottom in significantly smaller font: [ Liberation Support Movement, LEMPA, International Socialists, Prairie / Fire Organizing Committee, NICH, Attica Now, Guardian, Revolutionary Marxist Organizing Committee, / ZANU Support Committee, Friends of Indochina, Liberation Book Store, City Star, Puerto Rican Socialist / Party Federation of Puerto Rican Socialist University Students]. The back of the flyer includes information about the liberation and solidarity movements and more information about the demonstration. In the bottom right corner, handwritten text reads [1976].

Details

  • Title: Flyer advertising a demonstration in solidarity with Zimbabwean liberation
  • Creator: Puerto Rican Socialist Party, American, 1959 - 1993
  • Date Created: 1976
  • Physical Dimensions: H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: Activism, Black power, International affairs
  • Medium: ink on paper

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