James Cates memorial demonstration, 19 November 1971
On November 19, 1971, the Black Student Movement and the the Afro-American Society of Chapel Hill High School held a gathering and protest at the Confederate Monument in memory of James Cates, a young black man murdered in the Pit by members of a white motorcycle gang on November 20, 1970, and William Murphy, a black man shot and killed by a highway patrolman in Ayden, N.C. on August 6, 1971.
From the 1972 Yackety Yack, North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library.
19 November 1971
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