Officials and dignitaries join L.J. Guillory, of Ombudsman International Inc. at the unveiling of a new statue of the historic 1961 meeting between LA County Supervisor Kenneth Hahn and Martin Luther King Jr.

Compton Leaders Unite to Overcome Bigotry, Unveil Historic Bronze Statue Celebrating Anti-Racism and Civil Rights

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, October 28, 2022 / -- On October 22, officials, dignitaries and religious leaders united at the Compton Airport to commemorate a history-making moment in the civil rights movement: Los Angeles County Supervisor Kenneth Hahn, the only elected official willing to meet Martin Luther King, Jr. on his 1961 visit to Los Angeles, welcoming Rev. King at the Compton Airport. The two shook hands in what has become a famous photograph, now memor...


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