We Are Advocates of the Abolition of War...
18.00 in HIGH x 22.12 in WIDE
(45.72 cm HIGH x 56.20 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Lower left corner has: "Emory / Revolutionary Artist" and: "Graphic / Arts / Of Marin Inc." with a small union bug. Lower right corner has: "Ministry of Information / Black Panther Party / Box 2967 / Customs House / S.F., Calif., 94126 / Phone (415) 346-4013". Bottom edge left of drawing has: "Emory" on part of a rifle. Bottom edge center has Black Panther logo.

The poster has a large black and white stylized drawing that depicts soldiers of various races and nationalities. The drawing depicts five soldiers from left to right there are: two African American figures one holding a gun above his head, one with a bayoneted rifle and a grenade; an Asian figure with large conical hat and gun, a Latin American figure with a large wide brimmed hat and a rifle; and an American Indian with a torch and a quiver of arrows. The top edge of the drawing has the text: " 'We Are Advocates Of The Abolition Of War... We Do Not Want War; / But War Can Only Be Abolished Through War And In Order To Get Rid Of / The Gun It Is Necessary To / Take Up The Gun.' / Chairman Mao".
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