(24843) NAACP, Demonstrations, Arthur Johnson, State Capitol, Lansing, 1960

Arthur Johnson addresses the crowd during a mass demonstration on the steps of the State Capitol, Lansing, Michigan.

Second from left is Rev. James E. Wadsworth, Jr., pastor of St. Mark's Community Church. Third from left is Rev. Nicholas Hood, pastor of Plymouth Congregational church. Fourth from left is Edward M. Turner, president of the Trade Union Leadership Council and future president of the Detroit NAACP. At front a woman holds a poster that reads "REMEMBER ... MACK PARKER," a reference to the lynching of Mack Charles Parker at Pearl River County, Miss., on April 24, 1959.

(24843) NAACP, Demonstrations, Arthur Johnson, State Capitol, Lansing, 1960
Date: 
1960-03-09
Physdesc: 
Photograph
Photographer: 
Sonny Edwards
PhotoID: 
24843