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Calling card, "Dear Friend, I am Black..."
  • Adrian Piper
    born 1948
    born: New York, New York, United States
  • Calling card, "Dear Friend, I am Black...", circa 2001
  • Where object was made: United States
  • offset lithograph
  • Paper Type: beige wove, cardstock
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 52 x 90 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 2 1/16 x 3 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in matted with 2002.0049
  • Gift of Andrea S. Norris
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0048
Label Text

Black typeset text paragraph on business-size card: Dear Friend, I am black. I am sure you did not realize...sure you regret the discomfort your racism is causing me.