UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004311339

Creation Date

12-24-1974

Subject—Topics

Black history; Civil rights; Womens rights

Description

New York: Jackie Tonawanda, a lady boxer, reports to the Human Rights Commission Dec. 24 to take on the New York State Athletic Commission, Santa Claus and anyone else who won't let her fight. She maintains the Boxing Commission (NYSAC) is depriving her of her right to make a living as a fighter. She charges the state with sex discrimination for refusing her a license. She says she has no intention of boxing male fighters in the ring.

Format

BW photograph, 8" x 10"

Source

United Press International

Keywords

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

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