UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

Creator

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Identifier

35160004384641

Creation Date

2-15-1972

Subject—Names

James Meredith

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement; Education

Description

Jackson, Miss: James H. Meredith, the first Black to enroll at the University of Mississippi, works at a small desk in his home. He is a distributor for a national home-care products firm. Meredith also announced recently he would run against Sen. James O. Eastland, D-Miss. in the 1972 congressional elections.

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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