Newspapers: Candor in Black and White

Can a newspaper survive when its two publishers are in basic disagreement? That is the question facing the Manhattan Tribune, a weekly tabloid just started in New York. William Haddad, a member of the New York City School Board, and Roy Innis, National Director of CORE, are not only of different color—Haddad is white, Innis black—but also hold rival views on integration. Haddad is for it, Innis against. Still, the editors believe that by airing disagreements in print they can help start a dialogue between increasingly embittered white and black communities.

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