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Job Discrimination / Haggerty / Blacks Protest #447506

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 22, 1969
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(Studio) Head of AFL-CIO Construction Unions, C.J. Haggerty says demands to hire 25% black merchants unrealistic, 1000s of blacks demonstrate in Chicago for more building industry jobs.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Chicago, Illinois) 2500-15000 protesters protest in Loop. 1 arrested for blocking traffic. [Reverend Jesse JACKSON - says we have mental capacity. People should be glad young have changed from "Burn, baby, burn" to "Earn, baby, earn;" or "Build, baby, build."] Black Monday rally 1st of several. Crowd sings "We Shall Overcome."
REPORTER: Bill Matney

Brinkley, David;
Matney, Bill

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