( Harlem, . ) Malcolm X , black nationalist and founder of the Organization of Afro-American Unity, is shot to death. It is believed the assailants are members of the Black Muslim faith, which Malcolm had recently abandoned in favor of orthodox Islam.
“Before the Civil War, no one thought of the federal courts as having the main responsibility for protecting individual rights,” says Benedict, who points out that state courts didn’t really perform this role, either.
Section. 5. The Congress shall have power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article.