Races: Creeping Onward

School by school, counter by counter, bus by bus. integration continues to creep across the U.S. South. Recent advances:

∙Without relying on the usual crutch of a direct federal court order, the Memphis school board voluntarily admitted 13 Negro children to first grades in four of its public schools. Fifty patrolmen stood watchfully with billy clubs at the ready but found nothing to do as "instant integration" took place without advance publicity. Only 25 white families pulled their children out of school, and such statements as that of nine-year-old Jerry McGregor were rare enough to be newsworthy. Said he as...

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