UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004356383

Creation Date

7-12-1963

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

Washington: Charging that the current wave of civil rights agitation is Communist-inspired, Gov. Ross Barnett of Mississippi displays a poster-sized photograph which he claimed shows Negro leader Dr. Martin Luther King 'at a Communist training school.' The Governor made the charge in testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee.

Format

BW Photograph, 9" x 7"

Source

United Press International

Keywords

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

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