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Public School to Prison Pipeline

Adrienne Gaither

Inspired by multiethnic, multiracial, intersectional activism of the Poor People’s Campaign in 1968, which brought over 50,000 protesters to D.C. to demand an end to poverty, librarians and artists at the DC Public Library have created a portfolio of prints exploring the urgent issues of 1968 and 2018 from a local perspective.


Bold sans-serif typography with shadow drops is oriented vertically in this poster, stating: “END PUBLIC SCHOOL-TO-PRISON PIPELINE. A line drawing of a schoolhouse behind bars sits at the top. A colorful rainbow roll gradient provides the background.

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