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ERIC Number: ED020980
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Dec
Pages: 4
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Reference Count: 0
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VIOLENCE, INTIMIDATION AND PROTEST. DESEGREGATION.
LEESON, JIM
THIS ARTICLE IS A SHORT ANECDOTAL COLLECTION OF SCHOOL DESEGREGATION INCIDENTS WHERE VIOLENCE HAS BEEN EITHER PRESENT OR THREATENED. THE VIOLENCE HAS INCLUDED THE BEATING OF NEGRO CHILDREN, BOMBINGS AND SHOOTINGS, AND NUMEROUS TELEPHONE THREATS AND KU KLUX KLAN INTIMIDATIONS. NEGRO TEACHERS IN PREVIOUSLY WHITE SCHOOLS HAVE BEEN TARGETS OF VIOLENCE AS HAVE BEEN SUPERINTENDENTS WHO HAVE ENFORCED FEDERAL DESEGREGATION GUIDELINES. BOYCOTTS BY WHITES, AS WELL AS BY NEGROES, HAVE ALSO BEEN COMMON AND HAVE LED TO VIOLENCE IN A NUMBER OF PLACES. BOYCOTTS HAVE OFTEN BEEN ACCOMPANIED BY COURT SUITS SEEKING MORE RAPID DESEGREGATION. BOTH RACES HAVE BEEN WARNED AGAINST VIOLENCE OF ANY KIND AND CAUTION TO WORK TOGETHER TO SETTLE THE DESEGREGATION PROBLEMS. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN"SOUTHERN EDUCATION REPORT," VOLUME 2, NUMBER 5, DECEMBER 1966. (DK)
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Identifiers: United States (South)