A 1984 issue of Delegate magazine published by MelPat Associates. The cover of the magazine is white with an image of the Olympic rings, all red except the bottom left ring, which has been replaced by a blue ribbon badge with text that reads [1984 / DELEGATE]. Below the rings is a grid of black and white photographic portraits. Twenty-two (22) men and women are pictured, with the name of everyone printed under his or her image in blue. Blue text at the bottom right corner reads [The / Olympics / Past and / Present / page 159]. The spine of the magazine is white with red text that reads [DELEGATE, 1984 - The 8th Year of the 3rd Century].
The magazine’s content opens with a masthead, set in white text against a black background reading [DELEGATE, 1983], and a table of contents, followed by an untitled editorial note about the 1984 presidential election.
The content then continues with profiles of African American business organizations, business leaders, events, community organizations, sororities, fraternities, doctors, dentists, politicians, actors, and journalists. This includes the National Urban League, NAACP, Harlem YMCA Sports Hall of Fame, Pan-Hellenic Council, American Bridge Association, Interracial Council for Business Opportunity, Delegate Magazine reception, Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Chesebrough-Pond’s Inc., Ciba-Geigy, Prince Hall Grand Lodge, John Hunter Camp Fund, The Girl Friends, National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, Frederick Douglass Awards Dinner, Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America, Phelps-Stokes Center for Human Development, Mamie Phipps Clark, Northside Center, National Newspaper Publishers Association, 100 Black men, AME Zion Church, Top Ladies of Distinction, Carats, Inc., Links, Republican Party, Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, National United Church Ushers Association of America, National Association of Medical Minority Educators, Eddie Atkinson, National Association of Market Developers, Suzanne de Passe, Negro Ensemble Co., Dance Theatre of Harlem, Walter Mondale, Jesse Jackson, Democratic Party, CBS Records, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Edgar B. Felton, Black Congress on Health, Law and Economics, National Black Nurses’ Association, National Bar Association, National Pharmaceutical Association, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, National Medical Association, Morehouse School of Medicine, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, National Association of University Women, National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Tuskegee Airmen, Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, 100 Black Women, Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Boys Choir of Harlem, Cardinal Cooke, Oliver C. Sutton, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., Black Caucus Weekend, National Council of Negro Women, 369th Veterans’ Association, Beaux Arts Ball, The Edges Group, and Comus Social Club. In the middle is a large feature on the Olympics, one titled “The Story of the Past” and the other “The Story of the Future.” There are also features on black Hollywood and the cities of Houston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Oakland, and Oak Bluffs.
There are approximately 511 pages with black and white photographs and advertisements throughout, as well as a few advertisements in color. The back cover of the magazine features a full page advertisement for Kool cigarettes.
This black and white photograph depicts uniformed police standing and marching in lines. Standing on an urban street are policemen in various uniforms. In the foreground are four men in shirts and pants of dark blue, with white helmets. Beyond them are additional police lined up in ranks three deep. They wear light colored helmets and shirts, and dark pants. Another line of policemen can be seen filing in to the ranks from the right margin. In the background are buildings and high rises. On the back of the photograph is a green sticker with handwritten text that reads "#25."
This black and white photograph depicts two lines of police walking along the side of an urban street. To their left are several lanes of traffic. To their right are crowds of people lining the sidewalk. The view is taken from overhead and slightly behind the police. The front has accretions of a substance in the upper right quadrant. On the back of the photograph is a green sticker with handwritten text that reads "#26."
Double-sided poster or flier advertising the 1972 Black Community Survival Conference with promotion provided by the Black Panther Party's Angela Davis People's Free Food Program. Printed in black and red on white paper. Each side features black & white photographs, black & red text and has [10,000 FREE BAGS OF / GROCERIES / (WITH CHICKENS / IN EVERY BAG)] at the top. One side features photographs of Angela Davis, Bobby Seale, Ron Dellums, and Ericka Huggins. It includes a list of conference speakers and a blank registration form. The other side features images of Ira Simmons, D'Army Bailey, Julian Bond, Rev. Charles Koen, Father Earl Neil, and The Persuasions (three images). Also pictured is a woman administering a medical test to two young boys next to the text [10,000 FREE / SICKLE CELL / ANEMIA TESTS / TO BE GIVEN / AT CONFERENCE].