National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953 Search this
ink on paper
H x W x D: 12 × 8 7/8 × 3/16 in. (30.5 × 22.5 × 0.5 cm)
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
A 1968 issue of Delegate magazine published by MelPat Associates. The cover of the magazine is white and a yellow ribbon, blue ribbon and a pink ribbon at center. Each of the ribbons has the word [DELEGATE] at center. The inside of the magazine contains black and white photographs, articles and advertisements as well as profiles of prominent people within the African American community.
The magazines content begins with a memorial editorial to Martin Luther King, Jr. And Robert F. Kennedy. It continues with an article titled [Black Power Marketing to Negro Consumers]. The article includes images of President Johnson, Vice President Humphrey and members of the presidential commission to investigate city riots. The publication continues with several pages of photographs Martin Luther King, Jr.’s funeral. People identified in captions for the photographs are Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, Senator Edward Brooke, Senator Joseph Tydings, Lawrence Pierce, Wayne Morse, Bertram Baker, Senator Edward Brooke, Harry Belafonte Jr., Gordon Parks, Coretta Scott King, Rev. Ralph Abernathy, Percy Ellis Sutton, Bayard Rustin, Benjamin Wright, Eugene Nickerson and Leonard Farbstein. Following this is a double page image of Robert F. Kennedy’s funeral procession.
Throughout the magazine are portraits, profiles, and short articles about business organizations such as the Interracial Council for Business Opportunity, the National Association of Market Developers, National Association of Negro Musicians and the National Dental Association as well as fraternity and sorority events for Omega Psi Phi, Kapa Alpha Psi, and Alpha Phi Alpha, Alpha Kappa Alpha, and Lamda Kappa Mu, and articles on events such as the National Conference of the Urban League, International Conference of Grand Chapters of the Order of the Eastern Star, and the Convention of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine.
There are also profiles on musicians performing at the Lincoln Center, Morehouse College, the Democratic Party, debutant balls, the New York Giants, 369th Veterans Association, National Pan-Hellenic Council and notable African American business leaders, labor leaders, community leaders, political leaders, doctors, nurses, artists, and activists from across the United States but primarily in New York City.
There are approximately 154 pages. The magazine contains both black and white and color advertisements. The back cover has an advertisement for Johnnie Walker Red scotch.