UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004384070

Creation Date

11-25-1970

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

New Orleans: Harold Holmes (C) the vociferous leader of the Black Panther affiliated group barricaded in a unit of the Desire Housing Project, was arrested 11/25 as he and four carloads of sympathizers tried to leave the city. The group had been involved in a legal battle over the constitutionality of the state's criminal trespass law, following a move by the police to evict them forcefully. Police reportedly kept their eyes on four autos rented by actress-activist Jane Fonda 11/24 and 11/25 the Panthers took the cars to drive to a rally in Washington, D.C.

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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