UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004311578

Creation Date

12-5-1975

Subject—Names

Coretta Scott King

Subject—Topics

Black history; Civil rights; Desegregation

Description

Montgomery, Ala.: At the 20th anniversary of the 1955 bus boycott, three of the principals come down the steps of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church 12/5, led by Mrs. Coretta King (bottom), widow of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Mrs. Rosa Parks, who in 1955 refused to give up her seat on a local bus, that touched off a 361-day boycott, and Rev. Ralph Abernathy, who was one of the leaders of the boycott, and is now President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Atlanta.

Format

BW photograph, 8.5" x 11"

Source

United Press International

Keywords

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

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