Education: White Man's Burden

Appealing his conviction on charges of conspiring to violate Delaware's school-attendance laws, Bryant Bowles, president of the Negro-baiting National Association for the Advancement of White People, won acquittal in Kent County superior court. His comment after his one-day trial: why did it take the jury so long (15 minutes) to reach a verdict? After all, said Bowles before a cheering crowd of fans, the jury "was made up of white people."


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