UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004384260

Creation Date

12-8-1969

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

Los Angeles: A molotov cocktail thrown from inside the Black Panthers headquarters burns in front of a parked car as police laid seige to the building in South Central Los Angeles. Three police officers were shot by members of the Black Panthers inside the building when they attempted to enter the building to search for arms reported stored in the premises. They were met by the Black Panthers shooting automatic weapons from inside the building.

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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