UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004356680

Creation Date

9-30-1971

Subject—Names

Jesse Jackson

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

Chicago: Cleveland Mayor Carl Stokes (L) and Rev. Jesse Jackson, national head of Operation Breadbasket, chat together before Mayor Stokes delivered an address in connection with Black Expo in Chicago 9/30. Mayor Stokes called for a 'black political strategy for 1972' which 'may mean the actual running of a black person for president.' Black Expo is a commercial exposition at Chicago's International Amphitheatre, which is sponsored by Operation Breadbasket.

Format

BW Photograph, 11" x 8.5"

Source

United Press International

Keywords

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

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