UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004356417

Creation Date

12-26-1956

Subject—Names

F. L. Shuttlesworth

Subject—Places

Birmingham (Alabama)

Subject—Topics

Civil Rights Movement

Description

Birmingham, Ala.: The Reverend F. L. Shuttlesworth, Negro intergration leader whose home was blown up December 25th, sits in the front section of a Birmingham bus December 26th next to an unidentified woman after a mass meeting in which some 200 Negroes signed a non-violence pledge. Other Negroes, led by Shuttlesworth, boarded the bus and sat with white passengers without incident. Earlier, the Mayor had said anyone who violates city segregation laws would be arrested.

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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