UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004356698

Creation Date

2-27-1975

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

Chicago: Standing before a a giant portrait of Elijah Muhammad, one of his sons, Wallace addresses thousands of the Nation of Islam (Black Muslims) at their annual Savior's Day observance at the International Amphitheatre 2/26. Wallace, 40, was proclaimed the new leader of the sect, succeeding his father, Elijah Muhammed, 77, who died 2/25.

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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