Education: Negro Colleges

By all the logic of integration, the South's struggling Negro colleges should soon fade away, and Negroes (still only 3% of U.S. college enrollment) should flock to integrated campuses. Yet no such thing is happening; the shift is socially and academically too formidable for most young Negroes. Southern Negro colleges still educate two-thirds of all Negro collegians, and Negro colleges will survive for years to come. And they have only one possible direction to go—up.

Last week in Miami the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools gave them a hard shove in that...

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