• Short Summary

    RACIAL TROUBLE IN CLEVELAND,OHIO -- ONCE AGAIN OVER THE ISSUE OF ADMITTING NEGRO CHILDREN TO WHITE SCHOOLS.

  • Description

    RACIAL TROUBLE IN CLEVELAND,OHIO -- ONCE AGAIN OVER THE ISSUE OF ADMITTING NEGRO CHILDREN TO WHITE SCHOOLS. YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) VIOLENCE BROKE OUT AFTER THE SCHOOLS HAD BEEN PICKETED BY MEN WITH ALSATIAN DOGS.

    THE LOCAL EDUCATION BOARD BROUGHT IN THE NEGRO CHILDREN ON THE GROUNDS THAT THEIR OWN SCHOOLS WERE TOO OVERCROWDED. THEIR ARRIVAL SPARKED OFF A FIERCE QUARREL BETWEEN THE PICKETS AND NEGRO PARENTS AND FIGHTING SOON DEVELOPED.

    WHITE PICKETS LATER TOLD POLICE THEY OBJECTED TO THE FACT THAT MOST OF THE NEGRO CHILDREN HAD COME, THEY CLAIMED, FROM THE SLUM AREAS OF THE CITY. THE NEGROES ALSO MADE THEIR PROTEST -- STAGING A SIT-IN DEMONSTRATION AT THE EDUCATION BOARD OFFICES. THEY DEMANDED THAT THE BOARD ENSURE THERE WAS NO REPETITION OF THE VIOLENCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA139F05EFLAD0WTVZN6FE2EE9T
    Media URN:
    VLVA139F05EFLAD0WTVZN6FE2EE9T
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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