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Can One Be a True Christian and Protest the Coming of Colored, Japanese or Jewish Folk Into His Neighborhood?

Oct. 22, 1927: “Can One Be a True Christian and Protest the Coming of Colored, Japanese or Jewish Folk Into His Neighborhood?” Food for thought at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church.

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June 18, 1958

wenty years after Ed Ainsworth’s series on Los Angeles’ congested streets, The Times takes another look at traffic. I (almost) never grow tired of saying that the incredible number of transportation studies performed in Los Angeles would fill a library. … Continue reading

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June, 7, 1958

Above and at left, what do you do with an African American professor who is a faculty member at an African American school, Alcorn A&M College, and attempts to enroll at an all-white campus, the University of Mississippi at Oxford? … Continue reading

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March 15, 1958

Above, integration in the Los Angeles City Fire Department is not going well  …  Below, the Coast Guard inspects ships in California’s ports on the theory that 50 men with suitcases could smuggle a terrorist weapon into the country (Gosh, … Continue reading

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The lessons from Little Rock

  Sept. 23, 1957Little Rock, Ark. Listen to a recording of "The Lessons From Little Rock" by Terrence Roberts, given at the Huntington Library in 2006, in which he recalls his experiences as one of the "Little Rock Nine." Someone … Continue reading

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Little Rock, Ark.

Sept. 23, 1957 Page 1 of the Mirror:

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Little Rock, Ark.

Sept. 23, 1957Little Rock, Ark. In case you are wondering, The Times did not run these pictures. They appeared in the Mirror.

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Little Rock, Ark.

Sept. 23, 1957Little Rock, Ark. This is the photo of Tri-State Defender reporter L. Alex Wilson, who was beaten by a Little Rock mob, that appeared in The Times. Unlike the Mirror, which ran this picture on Page 1, The … Continue reading

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Exodus

  June 21, 1957 Los Angeles If there was ever a headline that said: "Do Not Read Me," it would be "Chain-Reaction Tithing Adopted by Methodists." The real news, buried down in the story, is that the Southern California-Arizona Conference … Continue reading

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Countdown to Watts

May 27, 1957 Los Angeles In eight years, the city will explode in the Watts riots of August 1965 and white Los Angeles will ask itself what happened.  Look, for instance, at how the Mirror portrays integration at UCLA, which … Continue reading

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