UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004356094

Creation Date

5-11-1973

Subject—Names

Angela Davis; Ben Chavis; Clyde Bellecourt

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

Chicago: Angela Davis, (R) shown at a Chicago news conference 5/11 with Rev. Ben Chavis, (L) of Wilmington, NC, and American Indian Movement leader Clyde Bellecourt, announced the formation of an organization 'against racist and political repression.' She said our purpose will be primarily to build support to end repressive legislation and police brutality. She said 'We need some kind of weapon that will defend the right of people to struggle.'

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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