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Associated Press Pleader for Nonviolence

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09740.004 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Jackson, Mississippi Type: Photograph Date: 5 April 1968 Pagination: 1 telephoto ; 17.9 x 25.4 cm.

Summary of Content: One telephoto entitled, "Pleader for Nonviolence," dated April 5, 1968, taken by Associated Press. Image depicts Charles Evers walking past Jackson, Mississippi police officers. Wire transfer information states that Evers had asked for young Black people to cease rioting at Jackson State College.

People: Evers, Charles, 1922-

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: RiotsAssassinationsPolice brutalityViolenceAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansPoliceStudentsUniversities

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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