UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004311149

Creation Date

11-16-1971

Subject—Names

Myrlie Evers

Subject—Topics

Black history; Civil rights

Description

Washington: Mrs. Myrlie Evers, wife of slain black civil rights leader Medgar Evers, (right) was named 11/16 as co-chairman of a national citizens committee to win the 1972 presidential nomination for Sen. Edmund S. Muskie of Maine (left). Mrs. Evers declared Muskie was the only Democrat who can unite the country and the party in a new coalition for fundamental change."

Format

BW photograph, 7.5" x 9.5"

Source

United Press International

Keywords

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

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