Black Militant Lance "Sweet Willie Wine" Watson
@ Chapman University, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
DescriptionLittle Rock, Ark.: Memphis (Tenn.) black militant Lance 'Sweet Willie Wine' Watson (shown in '69 photo) voluntarily flew here 9/14 and submitted to arrest, satisfying a Forrest City (Ark.) warrant charging him with being a 'disorderly person,' Arkansas State Police said. The disorderly person charge was filed against Watson in connection with an incident the night of 8/26 when he was beaten by a mob of angry whites in Forrest City.
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