UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004384096

Creation Date

1-12-1973

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement; Education

Description

East Lansing, Mich.: Dr. Clifton R. Wharton Jr., President of Michigan State University, talks to friends on the telephone 1/12 after he was elected a member of the Ford Motor Company Board of Directors. Wharton, who became the second Black to sit on an automotive board, has been President of MSU for three years and will not receive any fees for his service with Ford. Instead, the auto company will pay to MSU the fees normally paid to a member of the board.

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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