Button declaring "Black is Beautiful"

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Button with a black background and a yellow stripe at center. On the yellow stripe the words "Black is Beautiful" appear in block letters.
Topic
African American
Activism
Beauty culture
Politics (Practical)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
Manufactured by
Unidentified
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Dawn Simon Spears and Alvin Spears, Sr.
Medium
metal and plastic
Dimensions
Diameter: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
1960s - 1970s
Type
buttons (information artifacts)
Object number
2011.159.3.11