photo of East River CORE chairman Omar Abu Ahmed with Gloria Richardson at 2nd National Black Power Conference

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photo of East River CORE chairman Omar Abu Ahmed with Gloria Richardson at 2nd National Black Power Conference

Description

This is a July 22, 1967 photo of East River CORE chairman Omar Abu Ahmed (white shirt, bald head) seated next to Gloria Richardson, leader of the Cambridge movement, at the 2nd National Black Power Conference in Newark, New Jersey.

Ahmed, one of the conveners of the conference, had been a member of the Organization of Afro-American Unity and was at the Audubon Ballroom when Malcolm X was assassinated. Ms. Richardson, one of the most respected women leaders of the civil rights movement was one of the organizers of the Cambridge Nonviolent Action Committee, a northern SNCC affiliate.

Creator

John Duricka

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apimages.com

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apimages.com

Date

July 22, 1967

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AP/John Duricka

Identifier

520960786539

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1967. Newark, New Jersey

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Citation

John Duricka, “photo of East River CORE chairman Omar Abu Ahmed with Gloria Richardson at 2nd National Black Power Conference,” corenyc.org, accessed June 23, 2017, http://www.corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/337.