Gus Courts Shows Injury : News Photo

Gus Courts Shows Injury

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Portrait of Mississippi NAACP branch president Gus Courts sits in a chair as he shows his wounded arm to Citizens Council members, Belzoni, Mississippi, 1956. Courts, a grocery store owner, was shot by Civil Rights opponents when he refused to remove his name from the local voter registration list. (Photo by Ed Clark/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
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Portrait of Mississippi NAACP branch president Gus Courts sits in a chair as he shows his wounded arm to Citizens Council members, Belzoni, Mississippi, 1956. Courts, a grocery store owner, was shot by Civil Rights opponents when he refused to remove his name from the local voter registration list. (Photo by Ed Clark/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
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January 01, 1956
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