Funeral of Soledad Brother George Jackson
@ Chapman University, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
DescriptionOakland, California: Under a Black Panther banner, the casket bearing the body of George Jackson is carried to a hearse after funeral services at St. Augustine's Church here, August 28. Jackson, a convict at San Quentin Prison, was slain August 21 in an abortive escape attempt in which three guards and three inmates were killed, an three guards wounded. Note part of crowd, estimated at 1,200 persons, giving the black power salute.
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