• Short Summary

    Demonstrators sat down in the street in front of segregated sandwich shops in downtown Nashville Tuesday (28 April) for the second successive day.

  • Description

    Demonstrators sat down in the street in front of segregated sandwich shops in downtown Nashville Tuesday (28 April) for the second successive day.

    About 400 persons took part, most of them young people. Fourteen were arrested Tuesday, making a total of 24 arrests in two days. The statistics also include injuries to 23 people in the two days of demonstrations, including seven policemen hurt. The demonstrations were called not only to protest segregated eating places, but all what was called discrimination in employment and housing in Nashville.

    Police called Tuesday's turnout more of a riot than a demonstration. Negroes charged police brutality.

    Civil rights leaders say the demonstrations will continue until there is total integration in Nashville.

    There has been a degree of integration in Nashville and until Monday (27 April) the city had been one of the quieter metropolitan centers in the South.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6VPTCM4Q5W4CR6P6MTQ9G8S48
    Media URN:
    VLVA6VPTCM4Q5W4CR6P6MTQ9G8S48
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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