The Need To Love
22.88 in HIGH x 17.38 in WIDE
(58.10 cm HIGH x 44.13 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Bottom edge center has: " 'The Soledad Prison Poets' / Copyright 1975, Lige Dalley & Albert Walker". Drawing has: "S. Cummings".

Poster is printed on brown paper with text and images in black. Posters ha border of a thin black like with small designs in the corners. The top of the poster has the text: "The Need To Love / I once heard someone say, "There are at least six women / to every one man?" / When I heard this statement I began to laugh, because I / knew after the process of eliminating: / The Blackmen, Who Were Homosexuals. / The Blackmen, Who Were Into White Women. / The Blackmen, Who Were Into Violence. / The Blackmen, Who Were In Jail,". The center of the poster has a stylized drawing of the face of an African American woman who is shedding a single large tear. The bottom of the poster has more text: "and those with a variety of miscellaneous defects- / You sisters in all honesty don't have too much of anything to choose / from. Do You? / A while ago, a group of sisters asked from my advise about this / situation, and I was glad they did. I have a definite opinion / about this problem?", below the poster has a poem in three columns.
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