Free the Young Muslims / Baton Rouge, LA [pinback button]

Free the Young Muslims / Baton Rouge, LA [pinback button]

Baton Rouge: n.pub. [1972]. 1.5 inch diameter pin, very good.

In early 1972, gunfire erupted between Black Muslim demonstrators and police in Baton Rouge, resulting in two deaths on each side. Seven young men were arrested in the case, but they denied their group was involved, and reports of the time quoted them as blaming the violence on “a splinter group of touring Black Muslims who have been trying to overthrow national Muslim leader Elijah Muhammad.”.

Cat.No: 204517

Price: $45.00