• Short Summary

    THE NEGRO DEMONSTRATIONS SWEEPING THROUGH AMERICA'S DEEP SOUTH HAVE SPREAD TO NORTH CAROLINA.IN THE LAST?

  • Description

    THE NEGRO DEMONSTRATIONS SWEEPING THROUGH AMERICA'S DEEP SOUTH HAVE SPREAD TO NORTH CAROLINA.IN THE LAST WEEK THERE HAVE BEEN PROTESTS AGAINST SEGREGATION IN HOTELS, MOTELS, RESTAURANTS, AND IN BUSINESS FACILITIES.

    ON MONDAY NEGRO STUDENTS FROM A LOCAL UNIVERSITY MOVED THROUGH THE STREETS OF CHARLOTTE, FOR A PRAYER MEETING AT THE LOCAL COURTHOUSE.THE COURTHOUSE WAS CLOSED FOR THE LOCAL OBSERVANCE OF THE COUNTY'S OWN INDEPENDENCE DAY.

    A LOCAL MINISTER CONDUCTED THE SERVICE, AND HUNDREDS OF NEGROES KNELT IN THE STREET.

    IN THIS DEMONSTRATION, AS IN THE OTHERS EARLIER IN THE STATE, THERE WAS LITTLE DISORDER AND ONLY MILD INTEREST WAS AROUSED.IN SOME OTHER CITIES SUCH AS GREENSBORO, AND DURHAM, THERE HAVE BEEN MASS ARRESTS, MOSTLY ON CHARGES OF TRESPASS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAYC8IAE4OEO7LLS2YGMVW8BM2
    Media URN:
    VLVAYC8IAE4OEO7LLS2YGMVW8BM2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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