Education: The Unwanted

Who wants 24 ninth-graders? They graduated last June from George Washington Carver Elementary School in suburban Detroit's Royal Oak Township (pop. 8,000).* Last week every high school in the area refused to accept them. It was not just that the youngsters are Negroes; they also happen to be products of a black hell of vice and corruption.

The U.S. Government spawned present conditions in Royal Oak Township during

World War II, when it flung up flimsy barracks for Southern Negro defense workers. Today nearly half the population is on relief. Narcotics, robbery and corruption are common. Last winter Police Chief William Ware stole...

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