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Civil Rights Movement(48 images)

Jubilant supporter hugs Angela Davis during a press conference in San Jose 2/24 where she appeared overjoyed following her release on bail from 16 months in jail. There was a grand celebration by her supporters who said, "we did indeed hug and kiss all night long."
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Liz Carpenter, Shirley Chisholm; Justice Mary Coleman at the National Political Caucus national convention in Houston on February 9, 1973. (UPI Photo/Leo Touchet/Files)
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Four of the nation's leading black spokesmen join hands prior in a gesture of unity and solidarity to participating in a panel discussion at Boston College's Roberts Center on December 8, 1969. L-R: Roy Wilkens, Executive Director of the N.A.A.C.P.; Mesia Hewett, new Chairman of the Black Panthers; Dr. Ralph Abernathy, President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference; and Roy Ennis, Director of the Congress of Racial Equality. (UPI Photo/Files)
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San Francisco: Students from the A.P. Giannini Middle School prepare to march up Market Street in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. 1/16/1989. (UPI Photo)
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