UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004382579

Creation Date

8-25-1970

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

Washington: Manuel Ruiz, Jr., a Mexican-American member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 8/25 endorsed the right of all Americans to choose where they wish to live and go to school. Ruiz, a 61-year-old Los Angeles attorney, was testifying before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on his nomination to the Commission. He has served on the Commission since last year but has not yet been confirmed by the Senate.

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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