RACES: Away from Hate

Blacks in the South have made greater strides than in the rest of the country and are more hopeful of the future. For this historic breakthrough, blacks themselves are primarily responsible. In the face of intense white resistance, their struggle for equality was bitter, costly and ultimately triumphant. But whites too have profited from the change. They have been liberated from an obsessive preoccupation with an unjust system of discrimination; they can now turn to more constructive projects.

In an attempt to forestall federal efforts to integrate the South, whites used to...

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