Races: Tales of Terror

In Chicago's Lawndale district on the west side of the city, the dark, slum-speckled streets breed a tale of terror. One night six Negro boys jumped out of the dark and lashed a 69-year-old white man with bicycle chains. Another gang waylaid a 12-year-old white boy in a schoolyard and bludgeoned him. Four white men dragged a Negro from his car, beat and robbed him, then for good measure smashed the car against a pole.

Last week, in the face of continuing brutality, 79 extra policemen patrolled Lawndale's deserted streets, some of them...

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