UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004383775

Creation Date

12-8-1969

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

Los Angeles: The Black Panthers were well prepared when they began their 5-hour gun battle with police. They not only had automatic rifles, but had turned their headquarters building into a fortress by sandbagging the windows and doors. Three police officers and two others were wounded in the battle.

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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