THE SOUTH: Kickbacks


Although Supreme Court rulings, i.e., the ban on bus segregation in Montgomery, Ala., have made "every segregation act or law of any state as dead as a doornail," declared U.S. District Judge Dozier DeVane in Tallahassee, Fla. last week, "every state has a right to litigate these matters."

Judge DeVane, at that moment, was about as deep in litigation as he could get. Three days before, Tallahassee Negroes broke their own seven-month bus boycott and began a concerted ride-the-bus on a first-come, first-served-basis campaign. Cities Transit Inc. did not object (Negroes made...

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