Letters: Jan. 10, 1964

Man of the Year

Sir: Fifteen of us were arrested at a restaurant on the outskirts of this "progressive" little North Carolina town. Our crime was attempting to order Sunday dinner—or, in local parlance, "trespassing" in a "public" restaurant. Twelve of us are black, three white.

A young lady who had refused bail and been imprisoned here for 16 days, refusing to eat the food sent in to us by a segregated restaurant, went out on bond. She returned an hour later as a "visitor," her arms laden with hamburgers and coffee, her steps somewhat...

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