UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004384062

Creation Date

12-16-1970

Subject—Names

Angela Davis; Fania Davis

Subject—Places

Detroit (Michigan)

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

Detroit: Fania Davis, sister of Angela Davis, speaks to approximately 50 members of the Michigan Committee to Free Angela Davis at an outdoor rally in downtown Detroit 12/16. After Fania spoke the group marched to the Wayne County Jail chanting 'Free Angela Davis' and 'Free the Detroit 16'. Miss Davis is in a New York prison fighting extradition to California where she faces charges of murder, kidnapping and conspiracy. The 'Detroit 16' are being held in the Wayne County Jail as a result of a disturbance between police and Black Panthers last 10/24 after a Detroit policeman was fatally shot.

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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