“Armed with the knowledge of our past we can charter a course for our future. Only by knowing where we’ve been can we know where we are and look to where we want to go.”—Malcolm X
In memory of El Hajj Malik Shabazz, May 19, 1925–February 21, 1965.
Printed at the worker-owned Stumptown Printers, Portland, OR.
This is an update and redesign of #1 in the Celebrate People’s History Poster Series, for the 20th anniversary of the project.
Josh MacPhee is a designer, artist, and archivist. He is a founding member of the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative, the author of An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels, and co-editor of Signal: A Journal of International Political Graphics and Culture. He co-founded and helps run Interference Archive, a public collection of cultural materials produced by social movements.