(28042) Demonstrations, NAACP, Funeral, "N-Word," 2007

Thousands of people march towards Hart Plaza for the symbolic funeral of “the N-word.”
The celebration included a pine casket with the word inside that was carriage pulled through the streets of Detroit in a horse-drawn carriage. Speakers included Governor Jennifer Granholm and Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. The burial was part of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's national convention.

(28042) Demonstrations, NAACP, Funeral, "N-Word," 2007
Date: 
2007-07-09
Physdesc: 
Photograph
Photographer: 
Dale Rich
PhotoID: 
28042