In several sectors, the Negroes' push for equality was making headway without any help from demonstrations or violence:
∙ In New Orleans, a federal court ordered all of the city's public parks, playgrounds, cultural and community centers desegregated.
∙ In Birmingham, the Justice Department filed the biggest voting discrimination suit since the passage of the Civil Rights Act in 1957. The suit asks the U.S. District Court to order immediate registration of 2,032 Negroes rejected by registrars in recent years.
∙ In South Orange, N.J., the U.S. Davis Cup committee announced that this year, for the first time, the U.S. squad will have a...