Audience seated in chairs outside a brick church building in Prattville, Alabama, during a meeting of the Autauga County Improvement Association.
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DescriptionSandra Colvin and Barbara Howard Flowers, staff members at the Southern Courier, are seated on the front row, second and third from the right, respectively. Stokely Carmichael addressed the audience during the meeting; he was arrested after shouting "Black Power!" at a passing police car. The incident was discussed in the article "For the People of Prattville" by Sandra Colvin and Franklin Howard, which appeared on page 1 of The Southern Courier for June 17-18, 1967. The issue is available online (not on the ADAH website): http://www.southerncourier.org/low-res/Vol3_No25_1967_06_17.pdf
1967 June 11
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