50 years ago today - Feb 5, 1970

A BYU basketball game is disrupted by a protest against the LDS church's policy of denying priesthood ordination to African-Americans. While 150 Colorado State University student demonstrators scuffle with campus police and twenty Fort Collins policemen during half-time, someone throws a Molotov cocktail on the playing floor. When the game resumes, spectators throw raw eggs at BYU's players.

[The Mormon Hierarchy - Extensions of Power by D. Michael Quinn, [New Mormon History database ( http://bit.ly/NMHdatabase )]]

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