Education: The Racists' Day

Three months had passed since the National Guard marched into little (pop. 4,000) Clinton, Tenn., to enforce the right of nine Negroes to attend the all-white high school (TIME, Sept. 10). Last week, the peace that seemed to have settled over the town turned out to be no peace at all.

Though most students have grudgingly left the Negroes alone, a minority have made their lives a daily agony. Egged on by their parents and members of the White Citizens' Council, they have jostled the Negroes in hallways, jarred books out of their arms, taken every opportunity to trample on their toes....

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