RACES: Boycott in Tuskegee

For years the white-supremacist fathers of Tuskegee, county seat of Macon County, Ala., have contemplated two obtrusive facts about their small (pop. 6,700), highly segregated community. Fact No. 1: about 70% (4,800) of Tuskegee's residents are Negro. Fact No. 2: the town is the site of Tuskegee Institute, one of the South's influential Negro campuses and a powerhouse in the struggle for civil rights. The fear that some of the institute's teachings, e.g., on the Negro's right to the ballot, would seep into the town of Tuskegee has been heightened by a...

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