Education: Come Back

In 1904, when the Kentucky legislature passed a law forbidding Negroes and whites to attend the same schools, little nonsectarian Berea College had to dismiss its handful of Negro students. Last month, after 46 years, the legislature changed its mind. With the law amended, 95-year-old Berea (enrollment: 1,148), whose president is Francis S. Hutchins, younger brother of Chicago's Robert M. Hutchins (see above), became the first Kentucky college to announce that it would welcome Negroes back.


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