UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004383858

Creation Date

5-17-1970

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

Augusta, Georgia... Mother and sister of slain looter weep as casket of Johnnie Stokes is buried. Stokes was one of six looters killed here 5/11/70 by police and National Guardsmen. All were reportedly shot in the back. Investigations into their deaths are still underway.

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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