Education: The One Best Way

Last week the first major cracks appeared in the wall of Jim Crow education:

¶Delaware, one of 17 states with Jim Crow laws, announced that it would admit Negro students to the University of Delaware to any course not offered by the Delaware State College for Negroes. The trustees said they had taken the hint from the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in the Ada Sipuel case (TIME, Jan. 19).

¶The University of Maryland, which quietly admitted its first Negro to the law school 13 years ago, and has already graduated four, now has 23...

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