UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004384740

Creation Date

8-30-1971

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

Oakland, California: Under a Black Panther banner, the casket bearing the body of George Jackson is carried to a hearse after funeral services at St. Augustine's Church here, August 28. Jackson, a convict at San Quentin Prison, was slain August 21 in an abortive escape attempt in which three guards and three inmates were killed, an three guards wounded. Note part of crowd, estimated at 1,200 persons, giving the black power salute.

Format

BW Photograph, 10" x 8"

Source

United Press International

Keywords

African Americans, history, United States, prejudice, desegregation, civil rights movement, Black Panthers

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