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Pan in on people gathered at the front entrance to a church and spilling out onto the sidewalk (most likely Grace Cathedral in San Francisco), for a memorial service in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. - April 7, 1968
Tilt down interior of same church - Pews filled with people. Pan in on the alter. A preacher is seen standing at the pulpit (left of frame).
Tilt down pan of the audience, everyone holds a white piece of paper
Various shots of the audience (or parishoners), cu's on some of their faces - an older woman with gray hair, a young woman wearing a wide brimmed hat attached at the back of her head looking sad.
A Black man speaks passionately at the service in memory of MLK- he states to the people of San Francisco on Palm Sunday, 1968 "...be doers..., name one of your schools after (MLK), establish a fund to aid the poor..." "...Let us all stand together understanding with our fuil being that it is in giving that we receive..."
Dark footage. A young Black girl, a teen, at the pulpit speaks to the people, she quotes MLK - it cuts out . CU a young teen white boy listens.
Pan audience - dark footage. CU a nun in full habit, cus on the faces of many of the people, Black and White men and women all ages look sad and grieving.
Next segment begins. A small crowd of Berkeley students gathered outside the ?Plaza, sit on the concrete ground, to hear trade union members call for an end to racism.
A white man, trade union spokesman, speaks passionately into the mic to the crowd gathered about the American Labor Movement and the "movement that is beginning to "lose its soul" "..a movement that cannot come here and appeal to you because you're young, idealists, and critical and you're rightfully so..." He talks about how leadership must stand up and raise the issues (wiping out racism).
A Black man, trade union spokeman, takes the mic and talks about how the Black man must protest to bring about the changes in America. He also states, "White America has the power to bring about the unity and brotherhood that Dr. King gave his life to bring about"..."only you can bring about these changes".
Shots of the Berkeley students, sitting on the concrete ground, they listen to the union speakers talk about ending racism.
Next segment. Unseen reporter talks about the Olympic Project for Human Rights, a series of demonstrations for and by Black athletes as a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King.
A Black man, 'Edwards" (maybe George Edwards, Black Panther) wearing dark sunglasses, dark clothing and mustache, talks at a press conference about the "relays (demonstrations)" taking place - he names the people who will lead the demonstrations and explains they will not be demonstrations against the Track Meet but to encourage all Black people to buy tickets to the meets. Buttons and posters will be given out, as a demonstration of community support for the memorial project.
WS same Black man (George Edwards?) speaks into several mics about the "media acceptance into the Black Panther Party". He states it is hoped that other professional organizations will follow suit and talks about the objectives of the Black Panther Party, including the protection of the Black community from brutality and harrassment.
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