Vintage 1970's Free Angela Protest Pinback Button


This is a listing for one vintage 1970’s Free Angela pinback, in good condition. Wear is visible, but it’s an excellent collector’s item. 

About: On October 13, 1970, Angela Davis was arrested at the Howard Johnson Motor Lodge in Midtown Manhattan. Her 18-month incarceration, which ultimately resulted in an acquittal, set off the nationwide “Free Angela Davis” movement among activists and artists. T-shirts, posters, pins and other merchandise was made as part of consciousness-raising efforts.

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