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Maker: Garland Kirkpatrick/Helvetica Jones
Date Made: 2006
Place Made: North America: United States; California, Los Angeles
Measurements: 88.8 cm x 57.7 cm; 34 15/16 in x 22 11/16 in
Main Subject: Racism; Police Brutality
Materials: paper (fiber product); newsprint
February Amadou Diallo Identity: African immigrant, age 23. Incident: The unarmed man was executed by NYPD in a hail of 41 bullets. Police fired on the victim because they mistook his wallet and identification for a weapon. Verdict: The policemen involved, Edward McMellon, Sean Carroll, Kenneth Boss and Richard Murphy were acquitted of all charges by a state court in Albany, NY. November 29, 2006 Sean Bell Identity: African immigrant, age 23. Incident: The unarmed man was executed by NYPD in a hail of 50 bullets in Queens, on the eve of his wedding. Verdict: The five NYPD policemen are currently on paid administrative leave. www.socialgraphics.org N?PD © 2006 Helvetica Jones
Acquisition Number: 2008-033
ID 32496 on verso.
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