Civil rights demonstrator in court during sentencing, St. Augustine, FL, 1960.
July 22, 1966 – “DEMONSTRATOR DOWNED IN BROOKLYN”
[nggallery id=138] The Watts Riots began on August 11, 1965, in Watts, a neighborhood in Los Angeles, when Lee Minikus, a California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer, pulled over African American Marquette Frye on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Minikus was convinced Frye was under the influence and radioed for his car to be impounded. Frye […]