Item #5059 Harlem Defense Council protest flyer

Harlem Defense Council protest flyer

Item #5059

New York: Harlem Defense Council, [1964]. Offset, 8 ½” x 11 ¼ ” in. Very good condition with two creases across page from folding into thirds and slight tearing at edge. Minimal yellowing.

Flyer for a mass demonstration up Lennox Avenue on Saturday, July 25th, 1964, a mere three
weeks after the passage of the Civil Rights Act and during a summer of explosive struggles
between police and Black protestors across the country, including the Jersey City Uprising.
Includes a list of demands pertaining to police brutality.


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