I believe that most people who have attacked them have not studied their programs. I wanted to hear their response to the main charge that concerned me—that they were initiators of violence. I had a meeting with them in their headquarters in the heart of the black community.
I was deeply impressed with them although not sold on every point raised. But as I came out of the meeting, I saw on the surrounding streets a dramatic example of one of the most serious grievances they had expressed. Groups of white policemen were clustered in the area.