Mourners attend the funeral service for Mervyn Dymally Wednesday Oct. 17, 2012 in Culver City, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown and dozens of other prominent officials attended the funeral of th

 

              Mourners attend the funeral service for Mervyn Dymally Wednesday Oct. 17, 2012 in Culver City, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown and dozens of other prominent officials attended the funeral of th
Mourners attend the funeral service for Mervyn Dymally Wednesday Oct. 17, 2012 in Culver City, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown and dozens of other prominent officials attended the funeral of the trail-blazing leader, who in a four-decade career served in every corner of California government and eventually became the state's highest-ranking black politician. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)