Education: Non-Crime in the South

Southern policemen these days are up against an outbreak of a non-crime called "nonviolence." Last week it forced a key gain for Negroes in Atlanta, where white merchants agreed to desegregate lunch counters when school segregation ends (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS). In Durham, N.C., professors at Duke University and North Carolina (Negro) College joined students in picketing segregated movie theaters. In Columbia, S.C., 190 Negro students began to stand trial for singing hymns outside the state capitol. The year-long success of such demonstrations has raised a thirst for knowledge of the first principles of the weapon. Washington, D.C.'s Howard University, the nation's...

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