THE SUPREME COURT: Implementing a Decision

Not long after the U.S. Supreme Court issued its historic ban on segregation in the public schools (TIME, May 24), it broke one of its own traditions. For the first time, the court asked Washington school superintendents to name some Negro candidates to fill vacancies in the court's four-boy squad of pages. Last week, with Chief Justice Warren approving, Court Marshal T. Perry Lippitt selected 14-year-old Charles V. Bush as the Supreme Court's first Negro page boy.

Son of an educational director at Howard University, Charles was an honor graduate last spring from Washington's Banneker Junior High School. He will...

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