The raised fist made its first appearance in 1917, representing workers unions. In ’48, it was propagated in Mexico to advance social causes, and in an iconic moment at the 1968 Olympics, two African American athletes raised their fists high while standing atop the podium.
This symbol of solidarity and defiance is now known around the world. While the media co-opted this symbol to represent violence, we know it will remain a timeless symbol of people’s strength against oppression.
- 1” wide Black Enamel & Gold Plated
- Single, Premium Military Backing
- First edition, laser numbered to 100
- Black Lives Matter
As of July 20, 2017 we are in the first run of this pin. First edition pins are labeled from 1 to 100. Grab yours before they’re gone.