dc1968

curated project commemorating the 50th anniversary of 1968 in dc

dedicated to bobby r. hale
8 september 1968 & black socialism path to real black capitalism posters

8 september 1968 & black socialism path to real black capitalism posters

#OTD-ish 8 September 1968 Posters plastered throughout the city read: “Black Socialism Path to Real Black Capitalism: Buy Negro Bond.” The gentlemen in this photograph are conversing somewhere on Georgia Avenue. I have also seen photographs of this poster plastered on a construction site near 6th and Pennsylvania Ave, NW.

Your comments are welcome below. Do you, family members or neighbors remember seeing this poser c1968? Do you recognize the individuals standing and sitting in front of the poster? DO you recognize the person on the poster? Do you know the meaning of this poster? You may comment privately here.

Photo source: Courtesy Library of Congress. UPI Telephoto. Photographer: ps. 20 August 1969.

9 september 1968 & the florida avenue market

9 september 1968 & the florida avenue market

7 september 1968 & flahback friday: martin luther king jr food store

7 september 1968 & flahback friday: martin luther king jr food store