Civil Rights Movement
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.
BW Photograph, 11" x 8.5"
United Press International
African Americans, history, United States, prejudice, desegregation, civil rights movement, Black Panthers