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Title
Black Panther Harold Holmes Arrested
Date Created and/or Issued
1970-11-25T08:00:00Z
Publication Information
Chapman University Digital Commons
Contributing Institution
Chapman University, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
Collection
UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980
Rights Information
copyrighted
UPI retains the copyright on all photographs. Permission to use photographs must be obtained from United Press International.
Description
New Orleans: Harold Holmes (C) the vociferous leader of the Black Panther affiliated group barricaded in a unit of the Desire Housing Project, was arrested 11/25 as he and four carloads of sympathizers tried to leave the city. The group had been involved in a legal battle over the constitutionality of the state's criminal trespass law, following a move by the police to evict them forcefully. Police reportedly kept their eyes on four autos rented by actress-activist Jane Fonda 11/24 and 11/25 the Panthers took the cars to drive to a rally in Washington, D.C.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
http://digitalcommons.chapman.edu/upi_african_american/227
Subject
African Americans
History
United States
Prejudice
Desegregation
Civil rights movement
Black Panthers
African American Studies
United States History
Source
UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

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