Artist Shepard Fairey supports National School Walkout Day with two protest posters

Widely known for Obama’s 2008 “Hope” poster, contemporary street artist and activist Shepard Fairey created two posters to aid students with their #NationalSchoolWalkout yesterday. According to EMPOWER, the National Women's March group that sponsored the march, the campaign drew over 3,000 walkouts all over the country including London.

The students are protesting stricter gun control after last month's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida which left 17 dead.

#ENOUGH

The posters “Schools Not Warzones” and “An Assault On Our Future” are both free downloads via Fairey's creative agency, Studio Number One.

 

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