The Supreme Court: Firm Against Evasion

Though sometimes divided on other issues, the Supreme Court has been nearly united in its determination to root out racial injustice in the U.S. Last week the court reacted firmly against efforts to evade,either its own pronouncements or laws against discrimination. In the three most important racial cases of the current session, the court:

¶Unanimously required the Montgomery County, Ala., board of education to assign teachers and other staff members to each of its schools this year in a ratio of at least one black to every five whites. In so ruling, the...

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