Races: Back on the Home Front

Although the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. has been protesting unfair treatment of Negroes all across the U.S., it has been a long while since he last spoke out in his own city of Atlanta. Last week, however, King's patience with the slow pace of negotiations between Atlanta's white and Negro leaders came to an end. Addressing some 2,500 Negroes, shivering on a cold, windy afternoon in a downtown park, he debunked Atlanta's reputation for racial enlightenment.

"While boasting of its progress and virtue," said King, "Atlanta has allowed itself to fall behind almost every other Southern city in progress toward...

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