Churches: Financing Fair Employment

After the sermon and the sit-in, U.S. churches are now using economic pressure to assist the Negro in his struggle for social and economic justice. Both Catholic and Protestant bodies are trying to see that the millions of dollars they hand out daily to commercial firms go to companies with fair-employment hiring practices.

This month Roman Catholic Archbishop John F. Dearden of Detroit and St. Louis' Joseph Cardinal Ritter announced that they would give preferential treatment to suppliers who gave equal opportunity to minority groups; the same policy will eventually be applied...

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