Letter from Mervyn Dymally to a couple living in Cambridge, England, 1972

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Title

Letter from Mervyn Dymally to a couple living in Cambridge, England, 1972

Subject

State Violence
African Americans
United Kingdom
Soledad Brothers
Dymally, Mervyn M., 1926-2012

Description

In a letter written by a British couple to Dymally, they request information about the trials of the Soledad Brother and Angela Davis. They ask what can be done, and lament on the racial discrimination and persecution against African Americans. They expressed disappointment about the situation that the thought of this nation as a free country, but have come to realize that this nation is a white-police state. The couple adds that the country of "supermen," is scared to death, and the country will not change without the majority of white men's blessing.

Written by Yinjie Ma, 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

1972-04-13

Rights

NO COPYRIGHT - UNITED STATES

Format

Document

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Flores_002

Citation

Dymally, Mervyn M. , “Letter from Mervyn Dymally to a couple living in Cambridge, England, 1972,” California State University - Los Angeles, accessed May 18, 2024, https://calstatela-exhibits.libraryhost.com/items/show/29.