Races: Blast from a Bishop

The Nixon Administration normally takes little note of criticism by black militants, campus radicals and war dissenters. Last week, however, it appeared severely stung when the annual convention of the moderate N.A.A.C.P. gave an ovation of cheers to a blanket denunciation of the Administration's racial policies by the organization's board chairman, Bishop Stephen G. Spottswood. The 72-year-old black leader accused the Administration of being anti-Negro and charged that it has adopted a "calculated policy to work against the needs and aspirations of the largest minority of its citizens."

Speaking in Cincinnati, Spottswood...

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