UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004383460

Creation Date

9-14-1969

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

Little Rock, Ark.: Memphis (Tenn.) black militant Lance 'Sweet Willie Wine' Watson (shown in '69 photo) voluntarily flew here 9/14 and submitted to arrest, satisfying a Forrest City (Ark.) warrant charging him with being a 'disorderly person,' Arkansas State Police said. The disorderly person charge was filed against Watson in connection with an incident the night of 8/26 when he was beaten by a mob of angry whites in Forrest City.

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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