Two Sides of a Street

A long queue of determined-looking women clumped up & down before a Detroit Federal housing project. Their placard read: "We want White Neighbors." Some 500 of their men gathered purposefully on the east side of Ryan Rd., the border line between white & black neighborhoods.

The housing project had been christened Sojourner Truth Homes.* Built in the white section, the project was intended for Negroes. Protests grew so violent that officials changed their minds, said the 200 units would be for whites; then they changed their minds again, told Negroes to move in. Moving day came last week.

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