RACES: Same Rights, Same Privileges

When wartime brought an influx of Negroes and Southern whites to Los Angeles' Fremont High School, Principal Herbert Wood knew he was in for trouble. He did what he could by instructing his faculty to teach race tolerance. He also braced himself for an explosion. Last week it came.

On a sunny morning a little knot of white students gathered at the gas station across San Pedro Street from the school. Waving placards lettered "No Nigger Wanted," they hoisted two effigies to a lamppost, urged students to cut classes and join the picket line. Soon 600 of Fremont's 2,900 students...

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