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You Can't Be Black and Navy, Too

ID Number: 46272
Maker: Black Servicemen's Caucus
Technique: silkscreen
Date Made: Circa 1972
Place Made: United States: California
Measurements: 44.6 cm x 28.5 cm; 17 9/16 in x 11 1/4 in
Main Subject: Viet Nam War Era; African Americans
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
"You Can't Be Black and Navy, Too" Free the Kitty Hawk 21 black servicemen's caucus 3109 imperial ave. san diego ca. 233-1823

Acquisition Number: 2016-068

The USS Kitty Hawk riot was part of widespread antiwar protests within the US armed forces . Forty-five to sixty Kitty Hawk crewmen were injured. The protest was led by African American crew members. Subsequent unrest on Kitty Hawk′s sister ship Constellation was described by the media as a "racial outbreak" in an effort to downplay the antiwar movement within the armed forces. [from]

Copyright Status:
Probably public domain.

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