"Black Monday" gathering in Chicago, IL
Aerial view of "Black Monday" gathering at Civic Center Plaza in Chicago, IL, 1969. Participants are gathered in a circle around the Picasso statue, with the Cook County and U.S. flags hanging above them., September 22, 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
"Black Monday" gathering in Chicago, IL
Ground view of "Black Monday" gathering at Civic Center Plaza in Chicago, IL, 1969. An African American man in the center of the photo has is arm raised in a black power gesture; mirroring several others in the crowd., September 22, 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Congressmen participating in African American parade in Harlem, New York
New York: Harlem Congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Congresswoman Shirley Chisolm of Brooklyn give the clenched fist Black Power salute during a parade in Harlem September 21, 1969. It was the first Afro-American parade in a city known for ethnic demonstrations., September 21, 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Description derived from attached note on photograph from New York Bureau.
March led by Rev. Ralph Abernathy in Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City: The Rev. Ralph Abernathy led a march of over four hundred people through the streets of Oklahoma City September 22, 1969 in support of striking sanitation workers. Abernathy described as a myth that it was an "open minded city," despite hundreds of spectators., September 22, 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Description derived from attached note on photograph from New York Bureau.
State Troopers at Wilmington High School in Wilmington, Delaware
State Troopers at Wilmington High School, Wilmington, Delaware: Helmeted state troopers stand ready to move into Wilmington High School with shotguns September 22nd shortly before noon. Police arrested at least fifteen students during a disturbance in the morning, after which over one hundred city, county, and state law enforcers were called to the scene. School was dismissed for the day shortly after 12:00pm., September 22, 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Description derived from attached note on photograph from New York Bureau.