High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives May 12 1974, Page 37

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 12, 1974, High Point, North Carolina High Point Enterprise sunday May 12, 1974 3c 20 years after Brown decision where Are we from Page 2c White children playing together in a City in Ebony Magazine the hair one Federal judge thought it would take 12 years to Complete a school integration plan a with All deliberate Speed,9 99 Straightener ads of 20 years ago Are out afros Are in. The great emancipator once said a it is difficult to make a Man miserable when he feels worthy of clearly the years since Brown have worked a steady emancipation of the Black mind. No More shuffling Man. Black is Beautiful. Side by Side with this developing Black sense of self esteem has been a growing White acceptance of Blacks. Blacks in to commercials and Magazine ads. Black receptionists. Black fashion models. North and South. A a in a thinking of starting a new business a said the Rev. Henry Grant of Charleston. A i d Call it rent a Black. We re that much in demand at White dinner Black acceptance becomes less Chic on lower rungs of the social ladder but even in the backwaters of lingering bigotry the pressure on Whites to con form to the old forr Riyles of supremacy has lost its Force. A brotherhood is not Here a said father Robinson of Selma a but civility is. That Means we can at least get to know each says Atlanta a mayor Jackson a if attitudes Haven to changed behaviour has. That a a Start. Quot Bull Connor gave us the civil rights act. Jim dark will give us a voting rights changed attitudes will in the old Days in the deep South it. Was not uncommon for Black and White children to play together. But Friendship ended when puberty began. Today though Whites generally May look askance at mixed dating it does occur peacefully. Even mixed marriages though few Are tolerated. A Twenty years ago a said Charles Evers a the Man would have been Strung up and the woman run out of As a species unreconstructed rebels still exist but their influence is minimal. The citizens Council still has an office in Jackson. Its monthly tract runs pictures of antebellum Plantation Homes Mug shots of Black criminals and treats the Brown decision As an aberration like prohibition that will no doubt one Day be corrected. Ross Barnett also has an office in Jackson in the Barnett building. He says he has never had second thoughts about his policies As governor including his resistance to James Meredith s enrolment at Ole miss. His most vivid memory of that incident Barnett recalls fondly was when two White Federal officials escorted Meredith into his office. The governor greeted them a now then which of you gentlemen is or. Meredith a the trouble of course was in the beginning like original sin. The Yankee slave trader in a Garden of Eden called the colonies sailing out of new Bedford to Africa to Charleston. Those 167 words left out in Philadelphia that might have com Quot a terrible new slogan replaced the South s a we shall overcome.9 it was a Burn baby burn9 99 fitted a new nation to forswear a the Market where men Are bought and sold. This execrable Commerce. This assemblage of the inevitable legacy centuries in the undoing. The Economy built on the backs of Blacks. The War that freed see 20 years on 4c a big chair. In x Thomasville Gibson a Hwy. Supermarket shopping a acres of free parking a 12 fast Check registers a discount pharmacy Highway 109 to Cloniger or. Thomasville open daily 9 am. To 9 . Sundays Ito 6 p. M. We Reserve the right to limit quantities similar illustrations used when exact copies not available Dupont professional Latex House paint available in White Only Spray paint can regular 99c ofes signal �v/.-v-vy/. Ivy a ass acrylic Latex House paint White #34smj gallon 22 Inch Width Cut vhf . A amps engine Puu up 8" steel wheels fold Down handle deluxe base 7 Inch pan amp roller set our regular 177 my rom if ii huh .v.v. Glade air freshener 7 of. Spray hold hold hold hair Spray scented unscented dial deodorant a us com emf 24 Inch broiler with rotisserie Battery operated a #1923 folding legs a Reg. Price Mist i air trashed adv Good thru wed. May 15 we per spin .v.v, 11 i ulus in h la

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