Black Pride

Black Culture Society

Amistad Research Center

Amistad Research Center

Black Pride was the publication of the Black Culture Society, a prisoner organization that formed at the Marion Federal Prison in Marion, Illinois. The Society served the prison population by conducting general education classes on a variety of topics and developing an extensive library. Black Pride served as the Society’s means of communicating its goals and ideas to the outside world. The Society met with resistance from prison officials, who attempted to censor the publication.

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  • Title: Black Pride
  • Creator: Black Culture Society
  • Subject Keywords: Black power--United States, Prison periodicals, Marion Penitentiary (Ill.)
  • Type: document
  • Rights: Physical rights are retained by the Amistad Research Center. The materials in this exhibition are being made available for personal and scholarly research use only. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws. If you are the rightful copyright holder of an item represented in this exhibition and wishes to have it removed, please submit a request to reference@amistadresearchcenter.org including proof of ownership and clear identification of the work, preferably with URL.
  • Repository: Amistad Research Center
  • Extent: 19 p.
  • Date: 1972-03-16