Black Congress Members Meet with President Nixon

In a long-delayed meeting at the White House, 12 black congressmen brought the problems facing 25 million black Americans directly to President Nixon. Clockwise around the table beginning with the President: Rep. Augustus Hawkins; Rep. William Clay; Rep. Ronald Dellums; Robert Finch; HUD Secretary George Romney; Del. Walter Fauntroy; Rep. Ralph Metcalfe; Rep. George W. Collins; Rep. Robert N.C. Nix; Clark MacGregor; Rep. John Coneyers (hidden); Rep. Louis Stokes (partially hidden); Rep. Charles B. Rangel; Donald Rumsfeld; Arthur Fletcher; George Shultz; Rep. Parren J. Mitchell; Rep. Shirley Chisholm; Rep. Charles C. Diggs.

Date: 4/25/1971

Location: Bettmann Archive (Corbis)

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