Education: Nonviolent Resistance

The noisiest spot along the gradually integrating border of the Deep South last week was the little (pop. 2,200) coalmining and farming community of Clay, Ky. There white students continued to boycott the Clay school while National Guardsmen and state troopers escorted three frightened Negro children into the nearly deserted school building each morning.

The dispute started when Mrs. Louise Gordon presented her two children (they were later joined by a neighboring child) for admission in the Clay school rather than in the all-Negro Rosenwald School in nearby Providence. Turned away by force, they returned under escort after National Guard Adjutant General...

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