SOUTH AFRICA: No Law on Earth

The latest hit record blaring from every loudspeaker in the Negro music shops of Johannesburg is Azikwela! (We will not ride!). There is a meaning to the music. For the past six weeks Johannesburg's Negroes have chosen to walk to work (often as far as ten miles) rather than ride the buses which carried them to their jobs each day. The issue is not, as in Montgomery, Ala., one of mixed seating: white riders are not even allowed on these work buses. Originally azikwela was a simple protest against a one-penny rise in the bus fare. In the weeks...

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