Education: Shame in Georgia

In her first class at the University of Georgia last week, pretty Negro Coed Charlayne Hunter, 18, heard a psychology lecture on human behavior. The subject was timely, for that morning she and Hamilton Holmes, 19, breached a sorry human-behavior barrier: the 175-year-old tradition of segregation at the campus in Athens. They ignored slurs from some white students ("Make way for the nigger"), reveled in a countering welcome from others ("She has such poise"). But that night, even as Georgia was being toasted across the nation for a display of tolerance and maturity, Students Hunter and Holmes learned that human behavior...

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