Education: Under Protest

In Milford, Del. one day last week, Principal M. A. Glasmire marched up to the door of his high school, and while the chief of police looked on, solemnly tacked up a sign: "CLOSED Until Further Notice." Milford's two public schools were shut last week, for the town had never been in quite so ugly a mood. There were mass meetings, telephoned threats, promises of violence—all because eleven Negro students had been admitted to the high school along with 665 whites.

Until this fall, the town's Negroes had gone to a Negro high school in Dover, 19 miles away. But in view...

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