SOUTH AFRICA: Unaccepted Challenge

A meek-looking little man, brown of skin and brown of suit, entered the Durban Municipal Free Library, sat down near a dozen startled whites, and with trembling fingers turned the pages of a magazine. An attendant hurried up, whispered that the library was for whites only; he must leave. Replied the man: "I am breaking your apartheid [racial segregation] law, which is based on the false, un-Christian theory of race inequality."

The man went next to Durban's main railroad station, sat down on a bench marked in large white letters: "For Europeans Only." A policeman...

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