• Short Summary

    ALL WHITE STUDENTS AT THE PREVIOUSLY ALL-WHITE MACON COUNTRY HIGH SCHOOL IN NOTASULGA, ALABAMA STAYED AWAY FROM SCHOOL YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) WHEN SIX NEGRO STUDENTS WERE ADMITTED.

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    THE MAYOR, MR. REA OUTSIDE THE SCHOOL, THE NEGRO CHILDREN ARRIVING AND ENTERING THE SCHOOL AND CLASSES IN NEARBY MACON ACADEMY...A SCHOOL FOR WHITES WHERE MANY OF THE COLLEGE'S WHITE STUDENTS HAVE GONE DURING THE BOYCOTT.




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    Background: ALL WHITE STUDENTS AT THE PREVIOUSLY ALL-WHITE MACON COUNTRY HIGH SCHOOL IN NOTASULGA, ALABAMA STAYED AWAY FROM SCHOOL YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) WHEN SIX NEGRO STUDENTS WERE ADMITTED.

    THE MAYOR OF NOTASULGA, MR. JAMES REA HAD, NINE DAYS EARLIER, REFUSED THE STUDENTS ADMISSION, WATCHED THE SIX NEGROES ENTER THE COLLEGE YESTERDAY MORNING WITHOUT COMMENT.

    THE MASS BOYCOTT STARTED ON MONDAY AT THE MACON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL AND AT ANOTHER HIGH SCHOOL NEARBY WHERE SIX OTHER NEGROES HAVE BEEN ADMITTED. THE BOYCOTT WAS REPORTED TO BE ONE HUNDRED PER CENT EFFECTIVE YESTERDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1LQLT0Y00T42NVLB9HX4M9U7J
    Media URN:
    VLVA1LQLT0Y00T42NVLB9HX4M9U7J
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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