NORTH CAROLINA: Too Deep Too Fast?

NORTH CAROLINA Too Deep Too Fast? The church-studded textile city of Greensboro, N.C. (pop. 119,000) has taken its responsibilities toward Negroes seriously. It has quietly integrated buses and public libraries, has an outstanding Negro member of the school board and this fall became the first city in North Carolina to begin limited school integration. But Greensboro balked when the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People opened a campaign to get integrated swimming pools.

For 20 years the city ran an outsize (150 ft. by 75 ft.) swimming pool, bathhouse and recreation center for Negroes, only two years ago...

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