Forum, Oct. 13, 1975

To the Editors:

TIME states [Sept. 22] that busing has run "against the deepest instincts of a clear majority of whites and quite a few blacks." "Instincts" is hardly an apt description of racism, a learned behavior.

Busing may now be a "much hated stepchild" of school desegregation, but this stepchild may grow up to be the parent of a more equality-minded society.

I think the goal is worth the effort.

Marilyn R. Palla Santa Cruz, Calif.

Forced busing, forced abstinence—forced anything is wrong!

Dan Parow Warren, Mich.

Suddenly eyes are being opened. The white parents of children being bused to previously all-black schools are now faced with...

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