Defaced Confederate monument in downtown Tuskegee, Alabama, after a nighttime student dmonstration protesting the acquittal of Marvin Segrest for the murder of Samuel L. Younge.
@ Alabama Dept. of Archives and History, 624 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36130
DescriptionThe base of the monument is covered with graffiti, including the phrase "Black Power." The soldier's face and hands are painted black, and a yellow stripe runs down his back. The trial and demonstrations were discussed in a couple of issues of The Southern Courier, which are available online: http://www.southerncourier.org/low-res/Vol2_No51_1966_12_17.pdf and http://www.southerncourier.org/low-res/Vol2_No52_1966_12_24.pdf
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