How to Make a Kickass Protest Sign

Get your point across in a limited amount of space and attention span.

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Catchy, Memorable Slogans

Photo by Jeremy Sacco
Photo by Author, c/o the Memphis Civil Rights Museum

Say it With Feeling; Letter it With Feeling Too.

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Photo by Bob Adelman

Striking, Bold Colors

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Photo by Elvert Barnes Protest Photography
Credit: Black Lives Matter / Design Action Collective / Josh Warren-White

Finish Up: Add a Memorable Symbol or Image!

Image by Author; credit Gerald Holtom
Diagram: Gerald Holtom
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Putting it All Together

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