VIRGINIA: Rumble of Protest

Still padlocked and empty last week were the nine Virginia public schools that Governor J. Lindsay Almond Jr., invoking the state's "massive resistance" laws, shut down to keep 51 Negro children out of white classrooms. Still doomed to attend makeshift classes in churches and lodge halls—or none at all—were 13,000 white children. Floundering along with no plan for tidying up the mess. Governor Almond heard a growing rumble of protest from parents and teachers. Items:

Norfolk (six high schools shut down). In two similar lawsuits naming Almond and various state officials as...

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