THE SOUTH: Deliberate Speed

New pieces stitched into the broadening patchwork of Southern integration last week:

¶ In Atlanta, U.S. Judge Boyd Sloan ruled on the petition of three Negroes to enter Georgia State College of Business Administration, found that a state law requiring alumni sponsorship of applicants violates the 14th Amendment because there are no Negro alumni to sponsor Negro applicants. The ruling opened the way for Negroes to apply to all 19 schools in the state's 35,000-student white college system, left it up to Georgia to decide whether to close them all by invoking a state law banning integrated colleges.

¶ In Atlanta,...

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