Through June 12: Historic poster exhibit at WSU Spokane

By Kevin Dudley, WSU Spokane

boycott-poster-detailSPOKANE, Wash. – A historic poster exhibit, “Boycott! The Art of Economic Activism,” will be on the Washington State University Spokane campus June 3-12 in the Phase One building’s ground floor gallery.

Fifty-eight posters from more than 20 boycotts, including the Montgomery Bus Boycott and United Farm Workers’ grape and lettuce boycott, will be featured. They highlight the power of boycott movements dating back to the 1950s.

The free exhibit is open to the public during building hours, 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Friday.

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The traveling exhibit is a creation of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and the Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG). Its Spokane stop is co-sponsored by the Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane and the Eastern Washington University/WSU Spokane Diversity Events Subcommittee.


Kevin Dudley, WSU Spokane communications, 509-358-7528,