Pinback button in remembrance of Hurricane Katrina victims

Description
Round pin-back button featuring white type set against a photographic background depicting African Americans suffering in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Photographic background has been colorized green and red on edges. White type on button reads, [Remember Katrina/Fight Racism, Poverty and Pollution!!/National Black Environmental Justice Network/Safe and Healthy Communities Campaign/NBEJN/P.O. Box 15395/Washington, D.C. 20003/202-265-4919/WWW.NBEJN.ORG].

Object Details

Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Attributed to
National Black Environmental Justice Network, American, founded 1999
Owned by
Jan Bailey, American, 1942 - 2010
Date
after 2005
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Medium
metal
Dimensions
Diameter: 3 × 3/8 in. (7.6 × 1 cm)
Type
buttons (information artifacts)