Civil Rights: Advance and Retreat

Black Americans could take satisfaction in two recent moves by the Government against discrimination, and rightfully deplore two recent grand jury decisions in the South. The four events in capsule:

> In the last 14 months, the Justice Department has prosecuted almost as many suits alleging discrimination in employment under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act as were brought in the first 4½ years after that section took effect. Last week, the department zeroed in on the biggest corporate target of a Title VII suit so far, charging United States Steel, the United Steel Workers, the A.F.L.-C.I.O. and...

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