Letter from Mervyn Dymally to a private citizen, 1971

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Title

Letter from Mervyn Dymally to a private citizen, 1971

Subject

State Violence
Dymally, Mervyn M., 1926-2012

Description

Dymally expresses the increasing amount of violence he is witnessing in neighborhoods. He asks why there is an increase in violence and what is causing it. Dymally believes that the "Land of Plenty" should start paying respect and treating the people as human beings in order for this violence to come to an end.

Written by Jia Wang, History 3450, Fall 2020.

Creator

Dymally, Mervyn M.

Source

Mervyn M. Dymally Papers, Special Collections & Archives, California State University, Los Angeles

Publisher

California State University, Los Angeles, Library. Special Collections & Archives

Date

1971-09-17

Rights

NO COPYRIGHT - UNITED STATES

Format

Document

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Lim_034.01

Citation

Dymally, Mervyn M. , “Letter from Mervyn Dymally to a private citizen, 1971,” California State University - Los Angeles, accessed May 18, 2024, https://calstatela-exhibits.libraryhost.com/items/show/28.