Cairo Solidarity Rally, Church of the Advocate, 18th and Diamond Streets, June 17, 1971, 7:30 pm - Black Liberation, Our Only Salvation!

Cairo Solidarity Rally, Church of the Advocate, 18th and Diamond Streets, June 17, 1971, 7:30 pm - Black Liberation, Our Only Salvation!

[Philadelphia], 1971. First edition. 8.5" x 14" poster for a "Cairo Solidarity Rally" at the Church of the Advocate, Philadelphia's long-standing social activism church. The featured speaker was the radical Rev. Charles Koen of Cairo, Ill.'s, Black United Front. Other speakers included: Rev. Calvin B. Marshall & Rev. Muhammad Kenyatta from the Black Economic Development Conference and Rev. Wycliffe Jangdharrie from the West Philadelphia NAACP. Illustrated with a drawing of Koen carrying a Bible & gun as well as a photograph of him speaking. In the early 90s Koen was convicted of fraud, embezzlement and arson and in 2008 charged with stealing half a million dollars in federal funds in a training school scam. One copy found in WorldCat at the Univ. of Penn. and another in Emory University's Black Print Culture Collection. Some creasing, small nicks and light wear to edges. Very Good +. Item #05005

Price: $250.00

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