Panthers Boycott Safeway in solidarity with United Farm Workers

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KPIX Eyewitness news report by Ben Williams from July 20th, 1973 featuring an interview given by Elaine Brown at a boycott of a Safeway at 27th and West streets in Oakland because the retail grocery chain has resisted demands by the United Farm Workers (UFW) to sell only grapes picked by their union. Brown discusses the intimidation tactics and violence being used against the United Farm Workers, while protesters, including Ericka Huggins and Elbert "Big Man" Howard, carry signs that read, "Boycott Safeway, Boycott Grapes." For more on the Safeway boycott please also see reference number KQN 1880-1. Remastered, edited and catalogued for the web by Shira Peltzman.

Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Date aired
7/20/1973
Recording medium
16mm color, co-magnetic sound film
01:46
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
archival newsfilm
Identifier
KPIX 113227
Views
6392

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