National Affairs: THE SOUTH: FURY & PROGRESS

THE SOUTH: FURY & PROGRESS

A LONG the fringes of the Deep South last week, the integration of white and Negro schools was going surprisingly well. The eight states of the Solid South were still solidly segregated, and for the most part sullenly determined to remain so. But Delaware, West Virginia and Missouri were on their way to complete integration. In Maryland, Kentucky and Oklahoma, many counties were quietly but firmly enforcing the desegregation law.

The achievement was overshadowed by noise and fury from a few trouble spots and troublemakers, who shamed and embarrassed their fellow Americans. In Texas 25,000 Negro schoolchildren...

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