Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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"In New York, a policeman attempts to remove a Negro demonstrating against racial discrimination"
  • United Press International, distributor
    founded 1907
  • "In New York, a policeman attempts to remove a Negro demonstrating against racial discrimination", circa 1963
  • "Christmas Crucible," published in Esquire magazine, December 1963
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print, mounted on board
  • Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0901
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Exhibitions

Exhibition Label:
"Brosseau Center for Learning: In Conversation with the 2016 KU Common Book", 17-Oct-2016
“On the outside black people controlled nothing, least of all the fate of their bodies, which could be commandeered by the police; which could be erased by the guns which were so profligate; which could be raped, beaten, jailed.” ("Between the World and Me," p. 62)