UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004311354

Creation Date

5-23-1961

Subject—Topics

Desegregation; Black history; Civil rights

Description

Montgomery, ALA: The 'freedom riders,' whose arrival here 5/20 touched off weekend series of riots which culminated in National Guard being called to duty, held press conference here 5/23 & vowed to continue their bus trip through the South. Shown (L-R) at the conference are: Rev. Ralph Abernathy, Rev. Martin Luther King, and student leader of the 'freedom riders,' John Lewis.

Format

BW photograph, 7" x 9"

Source

United Press International

Keywords

African Americans, history, United States, prejudice, desegregation, civil rights movement, Black Panthers

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