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MFDP, Convention Floor
Atlantic City, NJ: August 10, 1964. MFDP delegates challenge Mississippi Democrats at Democratic Convention, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party delegates during nomination on Convention floor. Irony of the signs: Lyndon Johnson and Hubert Humphrey opposed and ultimately blocked MFDP seating at convention. Man left of sign: Reverend Clifton Whitley, chaplain of Rust College.
Atlantic City, New Jersey
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© 1976, George Ballis / TakeStock
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