"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.
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.