The Malcolm X case reconsidered in historical context
Joe Wilson, labor historian, will discuss the FBI machinations involving A. Phillip Randolp, founder of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the nation's first mainly African-American labor union.
The Hon. Paul McClemore, New Jersey's first Black state trooper who entered the force in 1961 and remembers during his training, the NJSP identified MLK Jr. as. a communist. Judge McClemore was the only Black NJSP trooper serving during the June 1967 unrest in Newark that he describes as a "police riot".