In San Rafael, California,
north of San Francisco,
were shot to death today
in an attempt
and a great deal of speculation
about what happened here.
Investigators will now try to determine
that involved, perhaps, more persons
than those who actually
participated in the bloody event.
Today, it turned out that two of the guns
used in the courtroom
University of California at Los Angeles,
after she said, yes, she was a communist.
I grew up in Birmingham, Alabama.
And my mother used to say that.
My father had guns in the house.
And we all knew that when they came out,
generally, it was in response to some threat.
when radical change
was about to take place.
I discovered a new program
So, I didn't get to directly experience,
you know, all of the protests in Birmingham.
in New York
and went to Brandeis. There were
And then, of course,
when these new developments
"This is earth-shaking. This is change.
I wanna be a part of that."
the idea that black people
should be equal, and really equal,
was a revolutionary thing.
very much as the Vietnamese people.
And the police, they are not to...
In our community,
are not to promote our welfare,
or our security and our safety.
The fact is that some of our fellow
People, perhaps, that you do not see,
people that, perhaps,
you do not come in contact with,
and the fact you can't get a job. Only
40% of the men that live in the ghetto
have jobs that pay more than $60 a week.
How can you support a family?
if you look at their 10-point program,
it's about equality.
is the self-defense.
The Panthers, they not only had guns,
they wanted you to know they had guns.
Exhibit A was when they burst into
calls upon the American
people in general,
to take careful note
which is now considering legislation
disarmed and powerless
at the very same time racist police
agencies throughout the country
are intensifying the terror, brutality,
and what they found
I saw the photograph of the
when I was studying in Germany.
And again, I had this sense,
"The world is changing.
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