Newspapers: Integrating the News

Though Southern Negroes are moving to strike down racial barriers at schools, swimming pools, restaurants and hotels, there are some who would like to preserve "separate-but-equal" status in at least one area. For years many Dixie newspapers have printed separate Negro and white editions, splitting press runs to drop in pages of news for each community. "Negroes like it because they get more attention," claims Editor Joe Parham of the Macon (Ga.) Telegraph and News, where the practice is still in effect (as in Augusta). "We print their deaths and funeral notices,...

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