Politicians and dignitaries from around the state, including Gov. Jerry Brown, Congresswoman Laura Richardson as well as Civil Rights icon Jesse Jackson were among those who came to pay their respects to the widow and family of former California Lt. Gov. Mervyn Dymally. He was laid to rest Wednesday at Holy Cross Cemetery and Mortuary in Culver City. The city of Carson, Tuesday voted to observe May 12 as Mervyn Dymally Day beginning in 2013./OW photos by Nash Baker. See www.ourweekly.com for related video.