Education: Integration South & North

The U.S. South last week proceeded with integration 1961 style: peaceful compliance with the law of the land. In Dallas (pop. 680,000). once the biggest city defying the law, 18 Negro first graders entered white schools without incident. So it went in Galveston (35 Negro children) and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (23). One all-white Miami school accepted 277 Negroes. In Little Rock, Ark., 46 Negro pupils marched in the front door at seven of the city's ten junior and senior high schools. Said a white student in the city that only four years ago produced anti-integration riots: "We couldn't care less."

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