Rev. Denzil A. Carty with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Rev. Denzil A. Carty (standing at center) with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (sitting) in 1956, during the Montgomery Bus Boycott. From the Minneapolis Spokesman-Recorder.

Rev. Denzil A. Carty

Rev. Denzil A. Carty

Rev. Denzil A. Carty, ca. 1950s. In The Scott Collection: Minnesota’s Black Community in the ‘50s, 60s, and ‘70s (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, 2018), page 365.

Rev. Denzil A. Carty

Rev. Denzil A. Carty

Rev. Denzil A. Carty, ca. 1950s. Used courtesy of the Hallie Q. Brown Community Center.

Carty, Rev. Denzil A. (1904–1975)

Rev. Denzil Angus Carty was an Episcopal priest and civil rights leader who fought against discrimination in Minnesota—particularly in the City of St. Paul. He was the rector of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in St. Paul for twenty-five years, from 1950 until his retirement in June 1975.

Demonstrator in Morrill Hall

Demonstrator leaving bursar’s office

A demonstrator walks out of the bursar’s office in Morrill Hall during a student protest on the University of Minnesota’s Minneapolis campus. Photograph by Ted Hammond of the Minnesota Daily, January 15, 1969.

Paul Cashman and James Reeves

Paul Cashman and James Reeves

Paul Cashman (center) and James Reeves (right). Photograph by Ted Hammond of the Minnesota Daily, January 14, 1969.

Rose Mary Freeman and Horace Huntley

Rose Mary Freeman and Horace Huntley

Rose Mary Freeman, president of the Afro-American Action Committee (AAAC), and Horace Huntley inside Morrill Hall during student protests at the University of Minnesota’s Minneapolis campus, 1969.

Students rallying in front of Morrill Hall

Students rallying in front of Morrill Hall

Students rally in front of Morrill Hall at the University of Minnesota’s Minneapolis campus, 1969.

Morrill Hall Takeover, University of Minnesota

Black students at the University of Minnesota staged a twenty-four-hour protest at Morrill Hall, the school’s administrative building, in 1969. The demonstration led to the creation of the university’s Afro-American Studies Department.

Prince’s junior high school yearbook photograph

Prince’s junior high school yearbook photograph

Picture of Prince printed in Bryant Junior High School’s 1973 yearbook.

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