Members of the black community are shown addressing crowds at San Francisco State College, which include Reverend Cecil Williams and Ron Dellums. Ruth Williams also speaks and exclaims: "I'm from the ghetto community and at the sound of my voice, when I rise up just about the masses of Hunters Point rises up too! So I am, I am supporting the Black Students Union, the World Liberation group 100 per cent!" People in the crowd raise their hands and shout "strike!" repeatedly and students march around, chanting "on strike, shut it down!" A spokesperson tells reporters he believes President Hayakawa's intention is to crush the strike. A man with a megaphone tries to prevent black protesters attacking white anti-strike protesters, who are taunting them and clearly trying to provoke a fight. He keeps shouting: "back off … it's a trick!" Also includes an interview with San Francisco Supervisor Terry Francois.
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