UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004356151

Creation Date

3-17-1970

Subject—Names

Myrlie Evers

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

Claremont, Calif: Mrs. Medgar Evers, who moved to California a year after the 1963 slaying of her husband in Jackson, Miss. gets some unexpected help on her speech from her dog 'Honey Bun' shortly after she announced 3/16 that she will seek the Democratic nomination for Congress in California's 24th District. The seat in the heavily-Republican district was vacated last month by the death of Rep. Glenard Lipscomb, a Republican.

Format

BW Photograph, 9" x 7"

Source

United Press International

Keywords

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

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