RACES: We Suffered . . .

On nice evenings, Donald Howard, 25, his wife and two small children knew what to expect: the neighbors came around to throw taunts and rocks, to riot and run rampage. The Howards are Negroes, the first to move into the Trumbull Park public housing project on Chicago's South Side. Ten other Negro families moved in later, but the Howards bore the brunt of racial hate.

Mobs tried to rush their apartment, smashed their windows 15 times, caused $200,000 damages in the area, despite massive full-time police protection (TIME, March 1). Last week, after living behind barricaded windows for nine months,...

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