RACES: Caws in the Wind

In both the North and the South last week, the harsh caw of Jim Crow was raised in triumph in two cases of racial discrimination having to do with public parks. The two:

¶ In Deerfield, Ill., a velvet-lapel commuter suburb of Chicago, the citizenry took extraordinary measures to keep twelve Negro families out of town. Ostensibly, the voters endorsed a $550,000 bond issue which would buy a 22-acre home-development site in Deerfield and convert it into a public park. Actually, there was no need for such a park, or any desire for...

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