Copy of Vintage 1960’s “We Shall Overcome” Pinback Button
Copy of Vintage 1960’s “We Shall Overcome” Pinback Button
Copy of Vintage 1960’s “We Shall Overcome” Pinback Button

Copy of Vintage 1960’s “We Shall Overcome” Pinback Button

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This is a vintage 1960’s “We Shall Overcome” political pinback button in very good condition. They were well-preserved by a pin collecter and elder in Philadelphia, with roots in the 20th century Civil Rights Movement. Black/White minimal design of interracial handshake and Black text. They are available in the below two sizes:

Large: 1.75” diameter

Medium: 1.25” diameter

About: “We Shall Overcome” became a popular mantra, slogan and anthem of the 1960’s & 1970’s Civil Rights Movement, signifying integrationist and non-violent approaches to rampant racial inequality. “We Shall Overcome” was also a protest song, capturing black folks’ religious idealism and self-determination in the face of ubiquitous white supremacy.