UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004383593

Creation Date

8-28-1971

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

Oakland, Calif: Under a Black Panther banner, the casket bearing body of George Jackson is carried to hearse after funeral services at St. Augustine's Church here. Jackson, a convict at San Quentin Prison, was slain 8/21 in an abortive escape attempt at San Quentin, in which 3 guards were killed, 3 inmates slain, & 3 guards wounded. Note part of crowd, estimated at 1200 persons, giving black power salute.`

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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