SEQUELS: Worse Than the Cicero Riots

SEQUELS Worse Than The Cicero Riots Edmund Burke said that he did not know how to indict a whole people; but last week the Cook County, ILL. grand jury found a way of misusing the power of indictment to disgrace a whole metropolis.

The grand jury investigated the riots at Cicero, an all-white town, where Harvey E. Clark, a Negro, was prevented from moving into an apartment that he had rented (TIME, July 23). Not one of the 126 persons arrested for rioting was indicted. Instead, the grand jury indicted George C. Adams, a Negro, who is part owner of the...

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