Pinback Button, "Jackson For President"
- metal, plastic, paper
- 3/8 × 2 3/16 in. (1 × 5.6 cm)
- Cite As
- Gift of Vernice D. Miller-Travis
- This round pinback button expressed support for 1984 presidential candidate Jesse Jackson. Black lettering on white reads "Jackson / for / President / 1984 / Follow the Rainbow". There is a red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and violet rainbow on the background, referencing the National Rainbow Coalition, an organization led by Jackson fighting for equal rights for all Americans.
- The button is among more than 200 collected by Washington, DC-based environmental justice advocate Vernice Miller-Travis.
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