UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004384146

Creation Date

11-18-1970

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

New Orleans: Harold Holmes (C) speaking for the Black Panthers that have moved into a unit in the Desire Housing Project, said 11/18 the militants would stay in their quarters and resist 'by any means necessary, including revolutionary suicide' any attempt by the police to remove them. The group, which calls themselves the National Committee to Combat Fascism took over the apartment following a 9/15 shootout with police, that saw their headquarters riddled with bullets and 13 members arrested.

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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