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Black Boycott / Tennessee #443288

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 11, 1969
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(Studio) Black boycott of public schools conts. March develops into violence.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Memphis, Tennessee) For 5 weeks, each Monday is "Black Monday" School boycotts, marches, and rallies aimed at City School Bd., with no black mbrs and Catholic Hospital where Negroes want union recognition. Reverend Ralph Abernathy leads march, despite march-ban during rush hour By prearrangement, Abernathy and others are arrested. Teens throw objects; police use tear gas. Abernathy out on bail. [ABERNATHY - says interlocking problems have to be solved together.] March again before ban. 9-member panel tries to solve School Bd. issue.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

Briggs, Fred;
Brinkley, David

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