The Press: Three in a Row

Searching his brain for a fresh lead on an editorial on slums, Editor P. Bernard Young of the Norfolk (Va.) Journal and Guide stared moodily out the window—and saw a Negro hovel cave in. Rushing from his office, he got pictures, a story and a bitter editorial that shocked Norfolk's officials into action. That was in 1933. Now Norfolk has four modern Negro housing developments, and Editor Young heads the Negro housing advisory commission.

For nearly 40 years, the weekly Norfolk Journal and Guide has campaigned so skillfully for the Negro that it is...

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