UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004356318

Creation Date

1-25-1971

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

Washington: The U.S. Supreme Court says the Rev. James Groppi is entitled to a new trial on the state level on a conviction in Milwaukee of violating a curfew ordinance during 1968 civil rights demonstrations in that city. It made the ruling 1/25 by striking down a Wisconsin law which bars a change of location for jury trials in misdemeanor cases. Supreme Court Justices are (L to R) front row: Associate Justice John M. Harlan; Associate Justice Hugo L. Black; Chief Justice Warren E. Burger; Associate Justice William O. Douglas, and Associate Justic William J. Brennan, Jr. Back row: Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall; Associate Justice Potter Stewart; Associate Justice Byron R. White, and Associate Justice Harry A. Blackmun.

Format

BW Photograph, 11" x 8.5"

Source

United Press International

Keywords

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

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