UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004383437

Creation Date

6-6-1966

Subject—Names

James Meredith

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

Sherwood Ross (R) examines a wounded James Meredith. Meredith was the victim of an assassination attempt while leading a march against racism through Tennessee and Mississippi. Another photograph of Meredith after he was shot won the Pulitzer Prize in 1967.

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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