Color Us Black Image

Wednesday, October 24, Freer|Sackler Gallery of Art
Runtime: 60 min

A documentary that examines the 1968 student strike at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The film looks at how the school’s disciplining of 39 students led to students occupying the Administration Building in protest over four days. 

Check out some amazing objects in the museum's collection related to this film.
Red wool scarf worn by Joan Mulholland during a protest near the White House Credit: Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Trumpauer-Mulholland Collection