UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

Title

Newark Riots

Creator

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Identifier

35160004383445

Creation Date

7-14-1967

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

Newark, N.J.: Aerial view shows a violently looted section of New Jersey's largest city after it witnessed a second night of racial disorder, late July 13th and early July 14th. Fire-bomb hurling Negroes rioted through downtown streets in a night-long rampage of burning and looting. One Negro was shot to death, a dozen other persons suffered gunshot wounds and at least 340 persons, including 27 policemen and firemen, were injured.

Format

BW Photograph, 10" x 8"

Source

United Press International

Keywords

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

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