Sutton, Percy E.
Percy E. Sutton was an attorney and New York NAACP branch president when he was arrested at the airport in Jackson, Mississippi for his participation in a Freedom Ride from Montgomery, Alabama to Jackson, Mississippi on 8 June 1961. Sutton was leader of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Democratic Club and later served as chairman of Inner City Broadcasting.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)