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Carnation Revolution

Nicole Rodrigues
Price

$5

On April 25th, 1974, the Armed Forces Movement (MFA) of dissident Portuguese army officers led a military coup, overthrowing the authoritarian Estado Novo regime in Portugal.

“Não ao Fascismo”

Not only was Portuguese society revolutionized, but the MFA, along with movements in Angola, Macau, Guinea-Bissau, Timor, and Mozambique, forced Portugal to decolonize, and the Portuguese who occupied these colonies were repatriated back to Portugal.

“Viva a FRELIMO”

This CPH poster printed at the worker-owned and union-run Community Printers, Santa Cruz, CA.

This is #149 in the Celebrate People’s History Poster Series.

Nicole Rodrigues is a teaching artist, illustrator, and screenprinter based in Philadelphia who makes shirts and comics.


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