Education: New Opening

One more university in the border states* opened its gates to Negroes last week. Following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the University of Texas must admit Negro students because equal facilities did not exist elsewhere in the state (TIME, June 12), a Missouri circuit court ordered the University of Missouri to do the same. Next day, three Negroes, who had been trying to enter the university since last January, promptly announced that they were signing up.

*Others: the University of Louisville, the University of Oklahoma and the University of Arkansas.


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