Civil Rights: Charge to the Jury

Alabama's Circuit Judge James A. Hare, 58, was born on a plantation and has never been able to forget it. "These bleeding hearts who dash down here — all they've done is read the Declaration of Independence and think they can solve this problem," he once said. As he sees it, the racial conflict in Selma stems from the fact that most of the town's "Nigras" are Ebos and Angols, which he believes are the two most backward tribes of the six from which all U.S. Negroes are descended (the others, according...

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