The North: Doing No Good


The City of Brotherly Love last week joined Harlem, Brooklyn, Rochester, Elizabeth, Jersey City and Dixmoor on the list of places where race riots have steamed up the North's long, hot summer. And Philadelphia's violence was even more senseless than most. The blame could not even be placed on both races, since the riot was all-Negro and it was unprovoked by any incident that could conceivably be considered a' civil rights violation.

Philadelphia has worked hard to eliminate friction between Negroes and police. It is one of the few cities with a civilian review board to handle complaints of police brutality....

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