President Johnson denounced men who organize racial troubles in United States cities as a Kansas City.
President Johnson denounced men who organize racial troubles in United States cities as a Kansas City. Missouri speech Thursday (September 14). At the same time the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee, SNCC, in a Negro ghetto of Chicago. Illinois was holding a rally which degenerated into a rock-throwing melee.
SNCC speakers angrily accused police of brutality against Negroes then, when young Negroes began throwing rocks, police were their first targets. It took 300 police almost seven hours to restore order. They arrested 50 persons, and 13 others were injured, including six policemen.