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- Alabama Media Group Collection
- James Meredith addressing the crowd in front of the capitol in Jackson, Mississippi, at the end of the March Against Fear begun by James Meredith.
- Jones, Ed
- Montgomery, Ala. : Alabama. Department of Archives and History
- Date of Original:
- African Americans--Civil rights
Civil rights demonstrations
- Forman, James, 1928-2005
Guyot, Lawrence T.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
McKissick, Floyd B. (Floyd Bixler), 1922-1991
Meredith, James, 1933-
Young, Whitney M.
- United States, Alabama, 32.75041, -86.75026
- negatives (photographs)
- A person in the audience is holding a sign that reads, "Freedom Now MFDP." Meredith is surrounded by other civil rights leaders, including James Forman, Lawrence T. Guyot, Floyd McKissick, Martin Luther King Jr., and Whitney M. Young Jr. James Meredith began the March Against Fear began on June 5 in Memphis. He was injured by gunshots shortly after setting out, and he was not able to rejoin the march until June 25.
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- IIIF manifest:
- Additional Rights Information:
- Copyright, Alabama Department of Archives and History. Donated by the Alabama Media Group, http://www.alabamamediagroup.com
- Original Collection:
- Birmingham News
Alabama Media Group
Alabama Media Group Collection
- Contributing Institution:
- Alabama. Department of Archives and History