"Besides the bad photography and the less than photogenic model....what about this is suspicious to you? Just asking..." Dr. Kenneth Monteiro Dean, College of Ethnic Studies San Francisco State University
Martin Luther King Jr being attacked as he marched nonviolently for the Chicago Freedom Movement, 1966, which was the most ambitious civil rights campaign in the North of the United States, and lasted from mid-1965 to early 1967.
Paul K. Longmore, Professor of History and Director of the Institute on Disability at San Francisco State University, specializes in Early American history and the history of people with disabilities. He earned his Ph.D. at the Claremont Graduate School and his B.A. and M.A. at Occidental College.
Wilma Mankiller Wilma Pearl Mankiller was the first female Chief of the Cherokee Nation. She served as principal chief for ten years from 1985 to 1995. Born: November 18, 1945, Tahlequah Died: April 6, 2010, Adair County Books: Mankiller Awards: Presidential Medal of Freedom Spouse: Charlie Soap (m. 1986–2010), Hector Hugo (m. 1963–1977) Education: University of Arkansas, Skyline College, San Francisco State University
Protesting the Vietnam War - with the exception of "The Establishment" EVERYone protested the Vietnam War. We all wanted our guys home. It wasn't "just hippies" as government propaganda would have you believe. Even Vietnam Vets protested when they finally came back from Hell.
Bobby Seale (right), chairman of the Black Panther Party, is one of three speakers at a sidewalk news conference in Oakland, Calif., on Nov. 21, 1968. The other speakers are Ben Stewart (left), head of the Black Students Organization at San Francisco State, and George Murray (center, dark glasses), suspended teacher at San Francisco State.
Military photographer Charlie Haughey. Soldiers fire a captured M2 60mm mortar, originally a weapon produced by the United States for use in World War II and the Korean War. The mortar was captured on a patrol in a rice paddy, from Viet Cong forces. Names, date, and location unknown.
FLASHBACK: 1968. The day after the Chicago City Council voted to rename South Park Way after the recently assassinated Martin Luther King Jr, summer students at Dunbar Vocational High School Willie Thornton, Lamar Jackson and Pat Foster couldn't wait for the city to change the signs. Some aldermen had complained that King deserved more of a tribute. That came five years later when Illinois became the first state to honor the civil-rights leader with a holiday.