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Black Perspective Series: Hassan Jeru-Ahmed

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Scope and Contents
Hassan Jeru-Ahmed provides an overview of the political and social structures of the community and the United States. Jeru-Ahmed talks about black political activities, including fighting for full citizenship and voting rights in Washington, D.C. and the United States. He also talks about organizing the Blackman's Development Center and Blackman's Volunteer Army of Liberation; starting a drug program; and opening a sickle cell anemia center. He stresses the importance of organizing by black people of all ages. Zora Martin-Felton introduces Hassan Jeru-Ahmed.
Lecture. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Dated 19720229.
Date
1972
Extent
1 Video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Type
Archival materials
Video recordings
Lectures
Topic
African Americans
Communities
Race
United States -- Politics and government
Drugs
Medical care
Place
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Culture
African American
Citation
Black Perspective Series: Hassan Jeru-Ahmed, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.09-023, Item ACMA AV003551
General
Title transcribed from physical asset.
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