Nation: More Strife & More Strides

U.S. Negroes last week could count some substantial forward steps in their civil rights struggle. In an executive order, Kentucky Governor Bert T. Combs forbade race discrimination in all business establishments licensed by the state, such as taverns, restaurants, nursing homes and real estate offices. Then the Governor directed state licensing agencies to report within 60 days how they intend to enforce the order, suggested that the licenses of violators be suspended or revoked. Combs also warned that school districts that operate under state accreditation stand to lose both federal and state aid...

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