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Malcolm X at meeting
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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1,200 members of the Black Community passed resolutions charging police brutality at a meeting at 2nd Baptist Church, 24th Street and Griffith Avenue, on May 14, 1962. The meeting, called by the "Citizens Protest Rally Committee," started out as an inquest into the causes of violence that erupted on April 27, when a Black Muslim was shot and killed in front of a Black Muslim temple in a gun battle with police. Malcolm X was applauded when he addressed the audience at the church. Rev. J. Raymond Henderson, minister of 2nd Baptist, then spoke to calm the crowd and clarify that the church agreed to offer a place for the meeting, but encouraged attendees to not indulge in hate.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 5745
X, Malcolm,--1925-1965
Second Baptist Church (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Black Muslims
Police brutality--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Audiences--California--Los Angeles
South Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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