Education: Door-Key Children

Hundreds of extra police patrolled the streets and dark corners of Harlem. Detectives in women's clothes roamed as decoys in nearby Central Park. Magistrates, schoolteachers, social workers and Harlem parents alike were aroused by the menace of Harlem's fierce, rampant children.

The city's panic started a fortnight ago when three Negro boys, one aged twelve, pounced on a white boy outside Central Park, stabbed him to death. Few days later, in dark Morningside Park, another gang robbed, stripped and killed a white man. Mayor LaGuardia, himself a Harlem resident, sent 324 more cops...

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