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UFW Demonstration at Coca-Cola

@ Atlanta History Center


View of activist Hosea Williams (right) and an unidentified representative of the United Farm Workers (UFW) (left) speaking to the press at a demonstration, outside of Coca-Cola headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, trying to persuade the company into signing a contract with the United Farm Workers (UFW) for its agricultural harvests in California.Hosea Williams was a United States civil rights leader and ordained reverend. He was a leader of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and organized and led marches in the 1960s through the 1980s. He founded Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless, a non-profit foundation in Atlanta that provides food free health services for the indigent.

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Atlanta History Center

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Digital Library of Georgia