COMMENTARY ON WHARLEST JACKSON INCIDENT - 1967 In 1967, African American Wharlest Jackson received a promotion previously offered only to whites. He was killed in a car bomb three weeks later. An unidentified police official remarks "that maybe we will come up with something that we can solve this thing." An unidentified black man says that "the whites don't want to see Negroes lift themselves up by their own bootstraps."
Date: February 27, 1967 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:01:06:00, With Audio
WHARLEST JACKSON MARCH AND RALLY - 1967 In response to the murder of Wharlest Jackson, an unidentified minister rallies his congregants to "march on our county courthouse everyday because there's where injustice lies."
MORRIS UDALL ON ADAM CLAYTON POWELL - 1967 Congressman Morris K. Udall believes that Congressman and civil rights leader Adam Clayton Powell, who was charged with misappropriating Committee funds, was "clearly had politically."
Date: January 11, 1967 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:41:00, With Audio
FLOYD B. MCKISSICK ON ADAM CLAYTON POWELL - 1967 Civil rights leader Floyd B. McKissick on the Adam Clayton Powell scandal: "I think once again, we have shown the tremendous amount of racism that exits in this country, and we see it existing now in Congress."
Date: January 10, 1967 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:52:00, With Audio
CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER MULRONEY Canadian Prime Minister Mullruny calls a government ordered “hunt for homosexuals” in the federal civil service during the late 50’s and 60’s one of the greatest outrages and violations of fundamental liberties.
Date: April 28, 1992 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:14:00, With Audio
MLK ON NONVIOLENT RESISTANCE - 1960S Martin Luther King, Jr.: "I still think the vast majority of Negroes in the South are convinced that nonviolent resistance is the most important weapon available to Negroes in the struggle for freedom."
WHITE MAN REFUSES TO SERVE BLACK MAN - 1960S In the South, Black civil rights protestors sing, "We Shall Overcome." A white man refuses to allow entry to a Black man. White onlookers mock the protestors and sing, "The Farmer in the Dell."
H. RAP BROWN - 1960S Prominent civil rights leader, H. Rap Brown of SNCC: "Detroit was a good example of what could happen. The brothers didn't own nothin', but now, the white folks don't own nothin' either."
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