Dallas Youth Council NAACP Scrapbook- Newspaper Clippings

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Title

Dallas Youth Council NAACP Scrapbook- Newspaper Clippings

Subject

Police Brutality
Discrimination
Youth Activism
1950s
Racism

Description

The Dallas Youth Council included a newspaper clipping discussing an incident regarding police brutality and discrimination inflicted on "Essien Essien," a student from Africa.

Next to the clipping, a member wrote the following: "The NAACP Youth Council made a thorough investigation of this case and proceeded to send letters and newspaper clippings to outstanding musicians and organizations. Many did not reply. Letters were sent to President Eisenhower and Bobby Graham."

Creator

Dallas Youth Council NAACP

Date

1957-1958

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Source

“Dallas Youth Council Scrapbook, 1957-1958”, Box D22a, Volume 2.325, Juanita Jewel Shanks Craft Collection, 1939-1972. Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin

Citation

Dallas Youth Council NAACP, “Dallas Youth Council NAACP Scrapbook- Newspaper Clippings,” Subverting Silence: Uplifting Marginalized Conversations, accessed July 3, 2022, https://givingvoicetohiddenhistories.omeka.net/items/show/155.

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